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Pakistani artist paints positive image of Muslim women

For many Muslims in the United States, fostering a better understanding of their culture and religion gained new meaning after the attacks on 9/11.

It's a mission which Pakistani artist Asma Shikoh has taken to heart in her works.

The female role models she paints wear the hijab but hardly conform to the stereotypes.


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