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Sindhi Adab: Aik Mukhtasar Tareekh
Attiya Dawood, the celebrated Sindhi poet, writer, activist, has been hailed as the ‘most important feminist writer in Sindhi’ by Shaikh Ayaz, the renowned Sindhi poet. Through her writings she has highlighted the oppression of women in Pakistani society in the name of tradition. In her poetry she raises her voice against misogyny and bias and in support of women who fight for empowerment and equal rights with men. Atiya Dawood’s work has found appreciation in Pakistan and abroad. Her poems have been translated into German by Annemarie Schimmel, the noted Iranologist and scholar who wrote extensively on Islam and Sufism, and also into English and Urdu. A poem was published in Jane Goodwin’s Book The Price of Honour. She has published six books and articles on women’s rights, peace, justice, gender issues in the major national dailies and literary magazines. She is a recipient of the Sindh Adeeb Award awarded by Akhil Bharat Sindhi Boli Ain Sahit Sabha, India. Born in a small village of Sindh, she got her education from Hyderabad and obtained a Master’s degree in Sindhi Literature from University of Sindh, Jamshoro. She also got legal aid training from Zia Awan a famous lawyer. Her various articles are being published in various journals and publications. She is currently working as a script editor for a private television channel and has published many books in Sindhi and Urdu languages.