Sabira Manzoor(left), 31, and Iram Saeed (right), 30yrs, both burn victims and survivors, at Iram's mother's house in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on February 12, 2009.  Both women have received educational training and reconstructive surgeries from the Depilex Smile Again NGO.  I   There are presently over 300 cases of burn victims registered in Pakistan.  Most victims are between the ages of 14 - 25 years old.  Motives vary,  but are most frequently obsession, jealousy, suspected infidelity, husband wanting to re-marry, sexual non-cooperation.    The face and genitalia are the areas most generally targeted, those guaranteeing complete disfiguration. (image by Katherine Kiviat)
Sabira Manzoor(left), 31, and Iram Saeed (right), 30yrs, both burn victims and survivors, at Iram's mother's house in Rawalpindi, Pakistan on February 12, 2009. Both women have received educational training and reconstructive surgeries from the Depilex Smile Again NGO. I There are presently over 300 cases of burn victims registered in Pakistan. Most victims are between the ages of 14 - 25 years old. Motives vary, but are most frequently obsession, jealousy, suspected infidelity, husband wanting to re-marry, sexual non-cooperation. The face and genitalia are the areas most generally targeted, those guaranteeing complete disfiguration.
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