Photo credits: Asad Faruqi/ 101 East
They work in one of the most dangerous and conservative areas of Pakistan.
“Where I come from, women are not usually allowed to get an education,” says Khalida Niaz, who went on a hunger strike to convince her father to let her finish school.
Now, she is a radio newsreader for the Tribal News Network, which broadcasts across Pakistan’s troubled border region with Afghanistan.
101 East meets the team making women’s voices heard in Pakistan’s tribal region.
Role: Assistant Producer