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Children playing at a refugee camp, as photographed by Ms Morzaria on her Pakistan assignment (Photo: Malini Morzaria)

Pakistani women tell flood stories to EU official

Sajida (not her real name) pointed to her bruised and swollen left eye and temple: "He is not here all the time, and when he returns, he is always angry; fighting with me and beating me over minor issues ... This was because of a bucket," she told Malini Morzaria, a British European Commission official, during a fact-finding trip last week to the Buner and Charsadda districts in northern Pakistan.

Sajida explained that her husband beats her when he returns to the refugee camp from daily...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Children playing at a refugee camp, as photographed by Ms Morzaria on her Pakistan assignment (Photo: Malini Morzaria)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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