Pakistani filmmaker keen to make film on cross-border social issues

Around 150 acid attacks on women take place in Pakistan every year, says Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, who won an Oscar for portraying the trauma, helplessness and struggles of women disfigured by such violence in her country.

Pakistani filmmaker keen to make film on cross-border social issues

Around 150 acid attacks on women take place in Pakistan every year, says Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy, who won an Oscar for portraying the trauma, helplessness and struggles of women disfigured by such violence in her country.

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Pak: Acid attacks on women increase in Punjab

Azra Miraj was on her way home with her seven-year-old daughter Noor Fatima, when two men on a motorcycle threw acid on them in Faisalabad.

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Pakistan celebrates first ever Oscar win

Pakistan today celebrated the Oscar won by filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy for her documentary `Saving Face`, with the government announcing that a high civilian honour would be bestowed on her for winning the first Academy Award for the country.