Pakistan murder strikes fear in working women

Tribal gunmen kill female NGO worker after she ignored demands to quit work because she was a woman.

    Working women in Pakistan are fearful of their safety because of a female NGO worker who was recently killed in the nation's northwest.

    Gunmen in a tribal area shot dead Farida Afridi after she ignored their calls to stop going to work because she was a woman.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Peshawar.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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