'Burka Avenger' comes to Pakistani TV

Animated children's series, starring a female superhero in a burka, is about to hit TV screens.

    She is called the Burka Avenger and is like no other superhero before her.

    By day she is a Pakistani school teacher, but by night the secret martial arts expert dresses in a veil while fighting bad guys.

    The animated children's series is about to hit TV screens across Pakistan.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Islamabad.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    The shocking story of Israel's disappeared babies

    New information has come to light about thousands of mostly Yemeni children believed to have been abducted in the 1950s.

    Stories from the sex trade

    Stories from the sex trade

    Dutch sex workers, pimps and johns share their stories.

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    Inside the world of India's booming fertility industry

    As the stigma associated with being childless persists, some elderly women in India risk it all to become mothers.