Pakistani Christian Asia Bibi, a mother of five is on the death row on charges of blasphemy . Her “basic crime:” offering water to her Muslim co-workers from the same cup she had drunk.
To put it bluntly, he is no good to us, the women, and he is definitely not to the U.S. Do not get trumped, women!
The patriarchy has pressed women for long enough. It is about time that women start creating their own world. And the time for that started yesterday!
“Sorry Baji (sister), it was a mistake,” is what is commonly heard in jam-packed buses in Karachi, when “touching” happens!
The Economic Survey of Pakistan in 2010, stated that percentage of the working Pakistani women in formal sector increased from 10.2% to 18.4% in the 2000-10 decade.
A political and women rights activist, Tashan tirelessly campaigns to increase public spaces for young women, and has long worked on minority women issues. A change-maker, she is furious at honor killings and harassment of women in the South Asian societies.
A keen observer of the gender issues around the world, Sehrish is a practical campaigner for women's liberties in Pakistan. A believer of words making a change across the world, she upholds the values of liberal feminism.
Better known as "Fifu," she is an Islamic Feminist and strives for creating greater public spaces for women in the Muslims societies. A campaigner at heart, she constantly works with young and underprivileged girls. Proud to be a woman, she says!
An author, development professional and educationist, her first book “Footprints of Partition: Narratives of Four Generations of Pakistanis and Indians” was shortlisted for the German Peace Prize 2015. Studies trauma and healing in conflict zones.
Sadaf combats desertification, climate change, food insecurity, poverty and gender disparities in the Pakistani society. She has been a consistent voice on these challenges and their impact on women. She is participant of the change she wants!
A constant promoter of equal, rather prioritized opportunities for women, Mubashir is active in the local development sphere since the 1990s. A firm believer in democracy, free markets, and women’s economic and political empowerment.