Pakistan’s ‘Burka Avenger’ comes to India, will spread message on women empowerment



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New Delhi: A female cartoon superhero who dons a burka to tackle crimes against girls and other social ills is bringing her message of women’s empowerment to India, the creator of the Pakistani children’s series said.

The Emmy-nominated ‘Burka Avenger’ series started in Pakistan in August 2013 and has since launched in Afghanistan, winning global accolades including the Peabody Award, International Gender Equity Prize and Asian Media Award.

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