In Pakistan, ‘Churails’ drama faces backlash for its depiction of women

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  • South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “In Pakistan, ‘Churails’ drama faces backlash for its depiction of women” – below is their description.

    A web drama series called “Churails” is causing controversy in Pakistan. The show is about a group of women forming a detective agency to help other women to find out details about their husbands they suspect are cheating on them. It sparked a backlash in the country which banned the drama from showing online. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com

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    In This Story: Pakistan

    Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, is a country in South Asia. It has a population exceeding 212.2 million, including the world’s second-largest Muslim population. It has an area of 881,913 square kilometres (340,509 square miles).

    Pakistan has a 1,046-kilometre (650-mile) coastline along the Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast. It is separated narrowly from Tajikistan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest, and also shares a maritime border with Oman.

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