Beautician Bushra Shafi
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100 Women: Beauty salon provides refuge for acid attack victims

A beauty salon in the Pakistani capital Lahore is offering victims of acid attacks a refuge.

Beautician Bushra Shafi, who set up a charity to help treat and, in some cases employ, victims, spoke to the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil about the attack by her in-laws and how she has responded.

The BBC's 100 Women season runs online, on BBC World News TV and on BBC World Service radio from 27-29 October.

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  • 29 Oct 2014
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