Pakistani women defy tradition to take jobs

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Financial necessity is bringing more Pakistani women out of traditional roles at home and into service-sector jobs, despite cultural opposition. Pakistan's professional workforce has consisted mainly of men for generations, but more and more families need two incomes just to survive. Many working women have taken jobs with western companies, including McDonalds and KFC; but husbands and brothers often pressure them to give up their jobs, despite the extra money brought in. Reporter Adam Ellick has been reporting this story for our partner, The New York Times.
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