‘Woman of Courage’ to speak at Women’s Day event – Pensacola News Journal

Tabassum Adnan was one of 10 recently honored as a 2015 International Woman of Courage.

Source: www.pnj.com

Adnan is a women’s rights advocate in an area of Pakistan formerly controlled by the Taliban. Married at 13 years old, she divorced her husband after 20 years of abuse, a move that caused her to lose her children and her home and left her impoverished. 

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