Farah Hussain, a Muslim Pakistani presenter, putting on make-up for her breakfast show.
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Pakistan's female TV presenters criticised for appearance

Some of Pakistan's female television presenters have been criticised by the country's more traditional Islamic clerics for wearing make-up and leaving their hair uncovered.

The clerics believe that women need to cover up their beauty and be modest.

Farah Hussain, who hosts a popular breakfast show, wears make-up and has her hair on display but maintains she is still a true Muslim.

Karen Zarindast reports.

This video was produced by BBC Persian's Harun Najafizada.

  • 09 Mar 2012
  • From the section Asia
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