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100 Women: Acid attack survivor 'can't look at myself'

The survivor of an acid attack has explained the physical and emotional pain of being targeted 10 days before her wedding.

Sociology lecturer Huma Shahid described the "sheer brutality of the crime" as "so painful" and "so terrible" that she has not looked at herself since.

The BBC's 100 Women season runs online, on BBC World News TV and on BBC World Service radio from 27-29 October.

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  • 29 Oct 2014
  • From the section Asia