Taking the Risk on Pakistan's Catwalks

It is a hectic schedule for 21-year-old Nagina Nayaz. By day the young Pakistani woman is a nurse at a local hospital in Peshwar. By night she pursues a controversial dream and one that puts her in considerable risk. “I moved to Peshawar permanently because people in my area don’t like women going out and becoming a singer, a dancer, an actress or a model,” says Nayaz. “It was very difficult when I was called up for my first audition. I was all alone and did not have any of my relatives with me.”

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