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IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR CROWN CLINIC – In this photo released on Wednesday, March 4, 2015, shows women who have suffered horrific acid attacks in Pakistan who have had their faces rebuilt by a surgeon from a pioneering British clinic. Hair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak spent £50,000 of his own money performing reconstructive surgery on six women who were disfigured - often for doing nothing more than spurning a man's advances. Some of the victims were attacked with sulphuric acid which can be bought for as little as US$0.23 (£0.15 GBP) a bottle on the back streets of Karachi where the women live and following the attacks many women are shunned by society and struggle to find work. Dr Shahmalak took a team from the hair transplant centre he runs near Manchester Airport for the mercy mission where  he performed hair, eyebrow and eyelash transplants on the women. Picture  acid attack survivor Kanwal Qayyoum, 29.  You can read more details here:  http://goo.gl/5zbtv4 (Shakil Adil/AP Images for Crown Clinic)

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