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Statement from Aurat March Lahore, 2018

By: Nighat Dad LAHORE: International Women’s Day 2018 was marked by the Aurat March Lahore that brought together individuals and collectives from across Lahore to march in solidarity to women’s rights and the feminist movement in Pakistan. Similar marches were also conducted in Islamabad and Karachi. The march commenced from Hamdard Hall, Lytton Road, for…

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Women’s Day: Pakistani women are marching for their rights

PHOTO: TWITTER It’s International Women’s Day and Pakistani women are out on the streets. They are marching for basic rights such as equality and justice. Karachi’s women also plan to carry pidarshahi ka janaza [funeral pyre of patriarchy]. Pidar shahi ka janaza bhi uthay ga! #AuratMarch2018 #InternationalWomensDay #Pakistan pic.twitter.com/AXc7nEH0kn — Scooter Stories (@NoMreBackseatrs) March 8,…

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Here’s how men can participate in Karachi’s first Aurat March

Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: If you are a man who wants to be an ally and participate in the Aurat March in Karachi, all you need to do is get two women to accompany you to the march. Aurat March is happening on Thursday, March 8. Women will lead a rally from Frere Hall to celebrate…

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Watch: Aurat March is coming to Karachi this Women’s Day!

By Minerwa Tahir KARACHI: Women in Karachi are planning to organize a Women’s March in honor of International Women’s Day, which falls on March 8. According to the organizers, this is a walk that is being organized to celebrate International Women’s Day and they are calling upon women of all classes to join them. Watch…

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