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Gender violence in Pakistan: women fighting back

• 18 min

Pakistan is in the midst of what some are calling a ‘gender violence epidemic.’ Hundreds if not thousands of women are murdered, kidnapped and assaulted each year. And conviction rates are extremely low.  But Pakistani women are demanding action to address the vast scale of violence.   Our reporter Fatima Manji went to the country’s capital Islamabad to meet the female police officers on a mission to transform policing for women. And a warning this episode contains descriptions of violence, including sexual violence that some may find upsetting.  Produced by: Holly Snelling

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