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Pakistan's superheroes include burqa-clad avengers and teenage crime-fighters
Life

Pakistan's superheroes include burqa-clad avengers and teenage crime-fighters

In Pakistan, locally created superheroes like Team Muhafiz, Burka Avenger and Raat are taking on relevant issues like extremism, gender-based violence, corruption

Burka Avenger kicks ass: Don't miss the most entertaining South Asian cartoon ever
Life

Burka Avenger kicks ass: Don't miss the most entertaining South Asian cartoon ever

Burka Avenger is by far the most entertaining cartoon I’ve seen in a long time and I cannot imagine what could possibly be better for South Asian kids than a female superhero who fights evil and promotes education and gender equality. Go on, watch it with your kids. Or by yourself.

Pakistan's Burka Avenger cartoon series coming to India to empower girls
India

Pakistan's Burka Avenger cartoon series coming to India to empower girls

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.

Burka Avenger: Should a superhero wear a burka?
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Burka Avenger: Should a superhero wear a burka?

Move over Catwoman, there's a new lady super-heroine in town and she's clad in a burka. That's right a burka. Her name Burka Avenger, duh. What is she fighting for? Justice for girls in her town Halwapur in Pakistan.

Meet Burka Avenger, Pakistan's newest superhero
World

Meet Burka Avenger, Pakistan's newest superhero

Wonder Woman and Supergirl now have a Pakistani counterpart in the pantheon of female superheroes — one who shows a lot less skin.