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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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Courageous Saira becomes pride of Pakistan despite vision impairment

Dr. Saira Saleem is a real example of courage and persistent struggle to be emulated by others. With impaired vision, she is the first Pakistani woman who has completed her Ph.D. in Special Education. Saira is teaching as Assistant professor at University of Karachi for ten years now. Let’s meet her with Sonia Shahzad.

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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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US consulate celebrates international women’s day

KARACHI: Consul General Grace Shelton welcomed women from a variety of sectors who are leading the way in media, culture, entrepreneurship, and business to a reception in honor ofInternational Women’s Day. Consul General Grace Shelton speaking on the occasion said, “You collectively represent the present, future and potential of Pakistan.  Your strength, intelligence, courage, and…

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International Men’s Day, yes you heard it right, It exists!

By: Noman Naushad Lalani International Women’s Day was observed on March 8 to celebrate and promote the economic, social and political uplift of women. While a vast majority lauded the momentous contribution of women in the society, some coined the idea to mark an International Men’s Day. But to everyone’s surprise, we affirm there already…

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Waqar Zaka lands himself in another controversy

Reality TV host Waqar Zaka, whose video of being beaten up went viral on social media, has stirred a new controversy on women’s day. In a bizarre Facebook post, Waqar appeared to accuse women of harassing men and being greedy and selfish. “Women’s day, Females should promise they will stop becoming mufta , Today females…

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International Womens Day 2017

By: Iqra Junejo Today is 8th March 2017. March 8th of every year has the significant importance for being “International Women Day,” Since 1975. This year theme for this day given by United Nations is “Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030. Indeed, the world is changing technically, climatically, scientifically, educationally with…

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No women rights only human rights

By: Nazia Memon   On this international women day let’s talk about the gender equality, human rights, feminism and its impacts on societies.   Gender refers to socially constructed identities, attributes and roles for women and men. The term gender is not interchangeable with women. Society’s social and cultural meaning for these biological differences results…

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US Consul General gives message on Women’s Day

US Consul General Grace Shelton issued a special message on International Women’s Day being observed today across the world including Pakistan She said the women around the world especially in Sindh and Balochistan show everyday that they are powerful agents of change with important contributions to the society and economy. Watch what else she has…

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Let’s celebrate Women’s Day, Filmi style!

By: Omair Alavi Gone are the days when films used to have a man as the leading characters; there have been many flicks in the last decade that have had a woman at the help – as a protagonist – and on this Women’s Day, we bring to you Top 10 films of the last…

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Thousands of women killed in IoK since Jan 1989

ISLAMABAD:  As the world observes the International Women’s Day, on Wednesday, the miseries and victimization of Kashmiri women by Indian forces and police personnel in occupied Kashmir continue unabated. According to Kashmir Media Service, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day, on Wednesday, thousands of women were among 94,628 civilians martyred by Indian troops…

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Google doodle features Malala

On the occasion of International Women’s Day 2016, Google glorified women with its special doodle featuring Pakistani Nobel laureate Malala Yousufzai among women from across the globe.

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Protecting women interests national duty: Zahid Hamid

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Human Rights Zahid Hamid termed protecting interests of women ‘national duty’ and expressed firm resolve to provide them equal opportunities without any discrimination. “I hope that the relevant UN agencies, corporate sector, civil society organizations and media will play a proactive role in supporting and supplementing the government’s efforts to create a…

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