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atommom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-14-05 07:43 AM
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1. There's contact info to send donations...
Readers of my column sent in more than $133,000 for her. Mercy Corps, a U.S. aid organization, has helped her administer the money, and she has expanded the schools, started a shelter for abused women and bought a van that is used as an ambulance for the area. She has also emerged as a ferocious spokeswoman against honor killings, rapes and acid attacks on women. (If you want to help her, please don't send checks to me but to Mercy Corps, with "Mukhtaran Bibi" in the memo line: 3015 S.W. First, Portland, Ore. 97201.)

But as far as getting her out of government custody, I don't know. What a nightmare. :(
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  -Is there anything we can do about this? OKNancy  Jun-14-05 06:04 AM   #0 
  - There's contact info to send donations...  atommom   Jun-14-05 07:43 AM   #1 
  - I guess that sending some money is  OKNancy   Jun-14-05 08:31 AM   #3 
     - Sometimes giving someone the means to address the problems  lukasahero   Jun-14-05 09:47 AM   #4 
  - I want to cry, yet I am also amazed at the strength of this woman.  FizzFuzz   Jun-14-05 08:18 AM   #2 
  - Maybe a letter writing campaign won't help but maybe it will  Solly Mack   Jun-14-05 10:22 AM   #5 
  - This is the response I just got from Equality Now  Senior citizen   Jun-14-05 01:01 PM   #6 
  - Wonderful - thanks for the info! eom  lukasahero   Jun-14-05 02:58 PM   #11 
  - Human Rights Watch info for Pakistan -- resources & contact info  atommom   Jun-14-05 01:27 PM   #7 
  - Excellent! Please let us know if you get a response - thanks.  lukasahero   Jun-14-05 02:59 PM   #12 
  - Lots of info at this link  Beaverhausen   Jun-14-05 02:54 PM   #8 
  - nominate the thread for greatest page  Beaverhausen   Jun-14-05 02:56 PM   #9 
  - Done and thanks.  lukasahero   Jun-14-05 02:57 PM   #10 
  - Pakistan embassy in D.C. -- contact info  atommom   Jun-14-05 04:03 PM   #13 
  - Mukhtaran Bibi now free to travel! Woohoo!  Senior citizen   Jun-17-05 04:05 PM   #14 
  - Just posted a NYT story about her here:  atommom   Jun-19-05 09:28 PM   #15 
  - Yes, I spoke too soon.  Senior citizen   Jun-20-05 12:16 AM   #16 
  - Update  OKNancy   Jun-28-05 05:45 PM   #17 
  - There's a thread about this that needs 1 more nomination for greatest.  Senior citizen   Jun-28-05 06:24 PM   #18 
  - Too late to edit above.  Senior citizen   Jun-28-05 07:35 PM   #19 
  - What is sad is that her life is probably in greater danger now.  smirkymonkey   Jun-28-05 07:53 PM   #20 

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