Search Results for Tag: Beenish Javed
The Elections Act 2017 passed by Pakistani parliament in 2017 encouraged transgender people to vote and also to contest in elections. Five transgender candidates took up the challenge, running successful, albeit losing, political campaigns.
Date11.08.2018 | 12:51
TagsBaluchistan, Beenish Javed, Discrimination, election, islamabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Punjab, Sindh, Transgender, transgenders' rights, women's rights
Although the recent elections in Pakistan have come under fire and there are serious allegations of rigging and poor management, many observers consider the active participation of women voters to be the best thing to come out of this national exercise.
Date09.08.2018 | 12:51
TagsBeenish Javed, Dir, Election Commission of Pakistan, general election, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, Sindh, women's rights
Pakistani Journalist Asma Shirazi became a target of harsh online harassment after interviewing the former prime minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif. She defended herself bravely.
Date21.07.2018 | 10:43
TagsAsma Shirazi, Beenish Javed, Coalition For Women in Journalism, Nawaz Sharif, online harassment, Pakistan
Freshta Karim is 25 years old. She is from Kabul, Afghanistan. Her family moved to Pakistan after the Taliban took power but she remained in Afghanistan until 2002. Later she went to Britain to study.
Date01.06.2018 | 13:39
TagsAfghanistan, Beenish Javed, Chevening Scholarship, Education, Freshta Karim, Kabul, mobile library, Oxford University
Super Kabaddi League was held in Lahore, the capital city of Pakistan’s Punjab province. There were teams of different cities across the country in this league. On the occasion, women Kabaddi also played in a ceremonial match.
Date16.05.2018 | 19:13
Kiran Nazish is the founding director for the Coalition For Women In Journalism. She established several media and tech projects at the most prestigious university in Pakistan LUMS and was a professor for International Journalism and Conflict Reporting in India at O. P. Jindal Global University. Ms. Nazish has worked with the New York Times in New York, covered conflict for many years in Iraq, Syria, Turkey, Afghanistan and Mexico. Based on her global experience and insight into journalism she felt the need to build the Coalition For Women Journalists of all backgrounds
Date07.03.2018 | 15:41
TagsBeenish Javed, Coalition For Women in Journalism, Journalism, journalist, Kiran Nazish, Middle East, Pulitzer Prize, women, women's rights
Hamaida Ali Hazara belongs to one of the most persecuted communities in Pakistan, the Hazara community. She lives in Quetta, the capital city of Pakistan’s restive Baluchistan province. Hundreds of Hazaras have been killed in recent years.
Date27.12.2017 | 13:40
TagsBaluchistan, Beenish Javed, Hamida Ali Zahara, Hazara Restaurant, Pakistan, quetta, women's rights, womentalkonline