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


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