The Upstairs Wife
Rafia Zakaria talked about her book The Upstairs Wife: An Intimate History of Pakistan, in which she presents a personal and political history of Pakistan. In her book, the author recounts her family’s immigration to Pakistan in 1962 and how the country’s Islamization campaign of the 1980's impaired women’s rights and affected her family. She spoke at Politics & Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. close
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