Monday, August 18, 2008


The examples in this article come from Pakistan, but I am aware of similar cases in Afghanistan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Men, intent on denying women that they cannot have to others, or seeking to punish a woman for some alleged misbehavior or infraction, maim their victims. The implement may be acid, boiling water or oil, but the result is often the same, namely women cruelly scarred forever.

Pakistan burn victims turn beauticians -

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