In a Q&A with English daily Dawn, Baloch told the interviewer:

Nothing is good in this society. This mardon ki society (patriarchal society) is bad. You probably know this already, think about the problems you face yourself.

Being a girl, think yourself, how difficult it is to move around as a woman in this society. How many men do you encounter who bother you?

Although they often go unreported, it’s estimated that 1,000 honor killings happen every year in Pakistan. A 2009 Pew survey found that 83% of the country supported stoning people for adultery.

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