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This Oscar-Winning Doc Is Getting Pakistan To Reconsider Laws About Killing Daughters

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy | Posted 06.06.2016 | World
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

HAFIZABAD, Pakistan -- "If you put a drop of piss in a gallon of milk, the whole thing gets ruined. That is what she has done -- destroyed everything." Those were the words spoken by a father in a desperate attempt to justify pulling the trigger on his teenage daughter, the young woman featured in our film "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness." In the name of preserving family "honor," women across the world are shot, burned, strangled or stoned to death in shocking numbers.

U.S. Media Elite Honor Female Pakistani Journalist for Her Courage

Tabby Biddle | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tabby Biddle

Today, because of Zubeida's courage to use her voice, report on other women's voices, and argue for hiring policies that would allow women to occupy all positions in the newsroom, life is different for women in Pakistan.