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Maryam, 18, sits on her bunk at Dastak, a shelter opened in 1990 for abused women seeking refuge by the AGHA Legal Aid Cell, Lahore, Pakistan, May 2, 2005. Maryam is a rape victim who was jailed for seven months for having sexual intercourse. Her father married her off to a man and then accused him of rape as a revenge against him. For the last 10 months Maryam has lived at the shelter. She is now employed there as a cook and cleaner until she kind find a better alternative.
- © Stephanie Sinclair
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