‘Burka Avenger’ Fights for Female Education in Pakistan

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Already the talk of Pakistan, a new cartoon called the "Burka Avenger" will soon be launched. The heroine is a non-burka wearing school teacher by day who turns into a super-hero at night. She used the burka as her disguise to fight against evil forces who want to shut down education for girls. The cartoon is expected to begin airing in mid-August.

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Meira Svirsky

Meira Svirsky is the editor of ClarionProject.org