Qalat: A man in southern Zabul province of Afghanistan chopped his younger wife, Nadia’s ears, and nose and damaged her teeth on the first day of Eid ul Adha, an Islamic ritual of sacrifice. Read more
She, a B.A. student, wrote that it was her dream to complete her education before her marriage, which was expected next year, but all the educational institutions forced to close and girls threatened to not attend any school, college or university which ruined her life and career and wasted one precious year.
Once known as paradise on the earth (at least for Pakistanis) for its natural beauty, tourist spots, ancient heritage and peaceful people, Swat Valley has now become stronghold of the pro-Taliban militants who have destroyed nearly all music centers, net cafes, barber shops and other markets of the area