Women's council fights Pakistan abuses

Social worker making history in Pakistan setting up the country's first all-women tribal forum of justice.

    A social worker is making history with a women's rights campaign in Pakistan, accusing the justice system of ignoring domestic violence.

    Tabassum Adnan has set up the country's first all women jirga -- a tribal forum of justice.

    Adan is dealing with a number of violent cases including murder.

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from Pakistan's Swat Valley.

    Warning: Some of the images in the report may be disturbing.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Interactive: Take a tour through divided Jerusalem

    Take a tour through East and West Jerusalem to see the difference in quality of life for Israelis and Palestinians.

    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.