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Pakistani women march to honor International Women's Day

Aurat March activists hold placards during a demonstration to mark the International Women's Day in Lahore on March 8, 2022. (Arif Ali/AFP via Getty Images)
Aurat March activists hold placards during a demonstration to mark the International Women's Day in Lahore on March 8, 2022. (Arif Ali/AFP via Getty Images)

In Pakistan on Tuesday, women marched in rallies to honor International Women’s Day despite growing threats of violence and backlash from the country’s religious extremists.

We get the latest from NPR international correspondent Diaa Hadid.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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