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Tehmina Pirzada

Muslimness and femininity in comics is sporadic and somewhat limited in nature. Dust, created in the post 9/11 era is a burka-clad Afghan girl who willfully dons the burka and uses her super powers to destroy her enemies. However, Dust still exists within a

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“This Is My Story”

The Reclaiming of Girls’ Education Discourses in Malala Yousafzai’s Autobiography

Rosie Walters

of her autobiography. Her story resonated in the West in a post-9/11 context of “save the Muslim girl” stories ( Sensoy and Marshall 2010: 309 ; see also Yaqin 2013 ). Leigh Gilmore and Elizabeth Marshall write, “The ‘veiled’ brown girl in need of