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Muhammad Ali Jinnah

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No nation can rise to the height of glory unless your women are side by side with you. We are victims of evil customs. It is a crime against humanity that our women are shut up within the four walls of the houses as prisoners. There is no sanction anywhere for the deplorable condition in which our women have to live.
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Speech at a meeting of the Muslim University Union, Aligarh (10 March 1944)

 
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