Karen Sherman
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'Daily violations of women's rights in Pakistan'

26 January 2012 Last updated at 22:07 GMT

Pakistan is set to introduce new laws aimed at the protection of women from domestic violence, forced marriages and acid attacks.

The BBC's Jane O'Brien was joined by Karen Sherman, the Executive Director of Global Programs at Women for Women International, to discuss how legislation in Pakistan could improve the lives of women there.