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Zubeida Mustafa

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Zubeida Mustafa
Zubeida Mustafa
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Zubeida Mustafa of Pakistan received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation in 2012. A journalist for 39 years,...

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Mind-Boggling Conundrums in the Middle East


As we look to the future of the Afghanistan-Pakistan area, it’s important to understand the historic role of American geostrategic shenanigans. A shifting global economic balance and the fortunes of American arms manufacturers are further complicating matters.

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Pakistan’s Youth: The Light at the End of the Tunnel


The so-called youth bulge in Pakistan has now become visible.

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How the Women of Pakistan Cope With War, Honor Killings and Prejudice


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The West is flooded by news of all the incessant outrages, but by looking back at history we get a better understanding of what is happening in this forsaken country of ours. Progress is never linear.

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Zubeida Mustafa
Zubeida Mustafa
Photo: IWMF

Zubeida Mustafa of Pakistan received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Women’s Media Foundation in 2012. A journalist for 39 years, she was the first woman to work in the mainstream media in Pakistan and was an assistant editor of Dawn, an English language daily newspaper. Mustafa has written about such taboo topics as reproduction but primarily focuses on the inequalities of Pakistani society.

Along side her journalism, Mustafa has compiled numerous books. Her latest book, published in 2015, is the revised and expanded “The Tyranny of Language in Education: The Problem and its Solution.”

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