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Sumaira Ghulam before (left) and after (right) partial treatment.
Smile Again
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The Pakistan Human Rights Commission says one half of all Pakistan women are victims of physical or mental abuse. One of the most alarming trends is the increase in the number of women suffering acid or gasoline burns. Most of the victims are young women attacked by rejected boyfriends or husbands. The owner of a string of beauty parlors now helps these women recover from having acid thrown in their face or gasoline poured on them and ignited. Reporter Miranda Kennedy says the beauty shop owner also was instrumental in getting the government of Pakistan to open a hospital just for burn victims.
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