Pakistan: independence from the British

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The complex state of women’s suffrage in Pakistan. Asia Dialogue.

Women’s suffrage in Pakistan. Pakistan Today.

The Great Divide: The violent legacy of Indian Partition. The New Yorker.

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The rising voices of women in Pakistan. National Geographic.

Women defied decades of tradition to vote in Pakistan election. CNN World.

For First Time in Decades, Some Pakistani Women Vote. Human Rights Watch.

Pakistan Independence - 1947 | Today in History | 14 Aug 16
Pakistan Independence - 1947 | Today in History | 14 Aug 16

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