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Against the tide

South Asia Wired goes on air this week with two stories from Afghanistan and Bangladesh that go against the tide.

 
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The Bravest Woman in Afghanistan

She’s been called “the bravest woman in Afghanistan”.
But then again, Malalai Joya comes from a country where you’re taking your life in your hands by simply speaking your mind. It’s a risk that the elected parliamentarian takes daily.

 
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