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Muniba Mazari: Empowering Women and Girls in Pakistan

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Muniba Mazari represents the modern woman in Pakistan. In a conservative country like Pakistan, she has broken the stereotypes. She is a writer, artist, singer, activist and a motivational speaker . The beautiful and attractive young female is also a paraplegic, having lost control of both legs after sustaining injuries in a car accident. Recently, UN Women, the United Nations entity for gender equality and the empowerment of women, named Muniba Mazari as Pakistan’s first female goodwill ambassador to advance gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.

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05.02.2016 | 12:37

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Women entrepreneurs make it big in Pakistan

Crafts at display at the women entrepreneurs' fair

A colorful exhibition in Islamabad has revealed how women entrepreneurs in Pakistan are making a name for themselves and also generating more revenue for their business.

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25.06.2014 | 9:34

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Pakistan’s slum children are football heroes

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Our blogger Beenish Javed (second from the right) poses with the team

Who would have thought that the poorest of poor children, living on streets and slums of Karachi, would become celebrities in Pakistan.

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10.06.2014 | 15:02

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‘Women are a political issue’

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Akrami: ‘Women are afraid of what will happen in Afghanistan after 2014.’

 

Mary Akrami is the Executive Director of Afghan Women Skills Development Organization, which was founded in Kabul in 1999 for protecting women’s rights in Afghanistan. Women Talk Online blogger Beenish Javed met Akrami and asked her about the status of women in Afghanistan.

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18.12.2013 | 10:58

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On top of the world

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Samina: aiming for more summits

Samina Baig is a 23-year-old Pakistani woman who created history earlier this year by becoming the first Pakistani women to climb the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest.  Samina will soon be embarking on an extraordinary journey in which she, along with her brother, Mirza Ali Baig will climb the seven highest peaks across all seven continents. Beenish Javed met Samina in Islamabad.

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04.12.2013 | 15:13

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