On International Women’s Day remember Bano Shahdady. She threw away her Burka, only to be killed by her husband disguised in a Burka
Bano Shahdady deserves better. Not only did she fight her attacker — by clawing at him and surviving his strangulation attempts for a full 30 minutes — but she also fought the Islamist social ideology that had kept her a vassal in her own home. This is the story nobody else will tell.