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1st Woman Leader of a Muslim Nation -Bhutto Classroom Module

  • Posted: 1/29/2013
    • Length: 06:59
    • Plays: ???
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This educational film module from Bhutto traces the rise of Benazir Bhutto to power. Review the status of women in Pakistan, the influences of Islam and the military on Pakistani politics, and Bhutto's personal life. The module raises the question: was Bhutto a feminist or pragmatist when reconciling her position on women s rights with conservative Islamic elements in power in Pakistan?

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