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Women fighting back - always a good news story

When I opened up the papers today I immediately spotted two stories that made me happy in the daily litany of grief.

One woman stands tall

Mai Jori is an illiterate farmer, with nine children to care for. She lives in a village called Gullam Muhammed Jamoli in Balochistan where girls have a lower status than livestock, and where villagers like her routinely walk kilometres every day to get drinking water for their families.