ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Keep the Torch Alight

Parveen Rehman

Parveen Rehman headed the Orangi Pilot Project in Karachi and helped empower an entire community, especially women, and spoke out against the land and drug mafias in the city. She was assassinated in Karachi on 13 March because she took on criminal and corrupt forces in Pakistani society on behalf of the poor.

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