Leena Khan

Leena Khan is an activist, writer and attorney living in New York. She has traveled throughout Pakistan and written extensively on the intersection of laws, religion, culture and social customs and their impact on women’s lives.

The Case Against Unjust Laws and Social Customs in Pakistan

Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped on orders of a tribal court and then paraded naked in town. Rather than suffering in silence, she’s taking her rapists to court, challenging Pakistan’s laws, patriarchal norms, cultural practices and social taboos.

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