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Swat Valley girl's shooting sparks protests and hip-hop's reach into Mongolia
October 10, 2012
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Surveying the state of women's rights in the Swat Valley and Global Notes checks out Mongolia's young hip-hop pioneers
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The burden of being a girl in the Swat Valley
Doctors in Pakistansuccessfully removed a bullet from the neck of a 14-year-old girlwho was shot by the Taliban yesterday in the Swat Valley. Malala Yousufzai was shotfor speaking out in favor of girls’ education.
Pakistani girl shot by Taliban defied threats for yearsDERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A 14-year-old Pakistani schoolgirl campaigner shot by the Taliban had defied threats for years, be...
The shooting has setup protests across Pakistan.
"@RadioPakistan: All private educational institutions are closed in Shangla in protest against attack on #Malala Yousufzai."Arooj Zahra
Prayers for Malala Yousufzai. May Allah grant her health. Ameen !!!Asma Tariq
When daughters of the nation are not safe in their homes, people must think about their future #Pakistan #Malala YousufzaiMeow
Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, the founder and host of
here in Chicago shares his thoughts on the status of women’s rights in the Swat Valley. Malik grew up in the Swat Valley.
Global Notes: Mongolian hip-hop
Mongolia’s youngrappers combine traditional Mongolian music with western rap to create theirunique sound.
Tatar - Hairiig Hundel [mongolian rap]mongolmusiccenter
Al Jazeera English recently ran a documentary on the nomadic hip-hop of the region.
Mongolian BlingFilmmakers: Benj Binks and Nubar Ghazarian In modern-day Mongolia, apartment blocks have replaced tents, Hyundais have taken over from ho...
host Tony Sarabia take a listen to the music ofMongolian hip hop artist Gennie. She’s the country’s first female rapper.
Gavana ft. Gennie - Jiguurtenankha0109