Mukhtar Mai is a Punjabi woman who founded the Mukhtar Mai School for Girls in order to empower girls and prevent the use of rape as a weapon. Mukhtar herself was the survivor of retaliatory gang rape. Tenacious and intrepid, Mukhtar gained international celebrity and expanded her education programs, despite consistent danger to her life.
Mukhtar Mai Character Timeline in Half the Sky
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...directly encourage the reader to donate money discerningly and consider volunteering abroad at places like Mukhtar Mai’s school if possible. Further, they recommend that students try to take “gap years” to... (full context)