Zahida Perveen

Believed by Her Family to Have Erred

International Herald Tribune, May 9, 2000

"Zahida Perveen's eyes are empty sockets of unseeing flesh, her earlobes have been sliced off, and her nose is a gaping, reddened stump of bone. She is one of thousands of Pakistani women who are maimed every year by men who believe their wives or daughters have brought dishonor to the family."

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