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Musharraf and Women’s Rights

9 Nov
Pervez Musharraf at Columbia University's World Leaders Forum. Courtesy Columbia University

Pervez Musharraf at Columbia University's World Leaders Forum. Courtesy Columbia University

TAKING the “History of Human Rights” course at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University has forced me to think about the freedoms we take for granted today. Being a member of the privileged elite in society, I didn’t stop to question the origins of these rights, what was sacrificed in order to obtain them, and how people lived before their rights were recognized.

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