Hameeda Shahid is making history. She is standing for parliament in a conservative tribal area of Pakistan which borders Afghanistan.
Dir was once a Taliban stronghold where women had few rights and were not even allowed vote.
She is fighting for a seat on former cricketer Imran Khan's party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaaf's ticket.
The moment she steps outside her home, men start chanting the slogan "long live PTI". A few schoolboys stop and stare from a distance.
"I thought that if a woman can cast a vote, she can also run for election, it changed my mind," says Hameeda Shahid
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