Shazia Perveen: Pakistan's First Female Firefighter

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Shazia Perveen
In patriarchal Pakistan, female heroes are rare. And a woman playing a role that seems incredibly “manly” – saving people from burning houses, kicking down doors. and being…

“At the outset, people would laugh at me when they saw me working with male workers. But afterwards, when I saved their precious properties during fires, they started admiring me.”

(via the A Mighty Girl Facebook page)