The Written vs.NOT Written Stuff: Crime, Culture & Cruelty Towards Women Prisoners inside Jails Part II

The Human Lens

Part II, Written by Papatia Feauxzarย of Between Sisters, SVP!

I read Saadia Faruqiโ€™s last short story in Brick Walls and thought, โ€˜It doesnโ€™t get any monstrous than a man who lies on a woman because she refused his advancesโ€™. I was highly disturbed by this piece of fiction and this story stayed with me for a while. It haunted my thoughts for weeks! But itโ€™s sadly the reality of many women in Pakistan as you can see with Saadiaโ€™s Haq interviews with real life victims in jail in part I of this fourth and amical collaboration. The interviews are depressing and highly disturbing to say the least. They shook me to the core for sure because innocent women are being jailed over nothing. While we can see the glass half-full by comparing these women to the situation of Prophet Yusuf (aleihi salam) and taking comfort in the fact thatโ€ฆ

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About Papatia

Papatia Feauxzar is an Author and Muslim Publisher who holds a Master degree in Accounting with a concentration in Personal Finance. She now works from home alhamdullilah. You can visit her website at www.djarabikitabs.com or her sister's website www.fofkys.com
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