Pakistan coal plants help women make a living

Most women in Tharparkar are from conservative Hindu families and economic opportunities let them earn an independent livelihood.

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    The discovery of a large coal reserve in Southern Pakistan is changing the way families have lived for generations.

    Women in poor rural communities mostly worked in the home or in the fields.

    But now a new coal plant in Tharparkar is offering these women an opportunity to earn their own money.

    Al Jazeera's Osama Bin Javaid reports.


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