The Taliban and the Nobel Peace Prize – the Malala connection

by Rashmee

Posted on February 29, 2020


Now that the Taliban has signed a deal with the US, making possible the final withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, it’s worth considering a point made by my friend and colleague Tom Hussain @tomthehack: One day the Taliban may win the Nobel Peace Prize Tom writes in the South China Morning Post. Even though … Continue reading “The Taliban and the Nobel Peace Prize – the Malala connection”

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Pakistan Needs A Malala Effect From Education To Sex

by Rashmee

Posted on January 4, 2013


Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot at by the Taliban in October, was discharged from hospital in Birmingham, England just hours before I discussed Pakistan’s desperate need for a “Malala effect” with a journalist from Peshawar. And this extends from education to a healthier view of sex Syed Irfan Ashraf writes for Dawn … Continue reading “Pakistan Needs A Malala Effect From Education To Sex”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK