This article presents the broader issue of violence against women and girls in the Swat Valley region of Pakistan.
This article takes a critical look at the issue of violence against, and oppression of, women and girls in the Swat Valley region of Pakistan. The author contends that the acts of violence and oppression in the region are widespread, engrained in cultural aspects of the society, and committed by various demographics, and that the influence of the Taliban is only one element. The author calls on the international community to encourage Pakistan in expanding its control over the region and working to protect its citizens, women and girls in particular.
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