Search Results for Tag: Pakistan
As the world recently watched one of Pakistan’s most recognized faces, Imran Khan, taking oath as the nation’s 22nd prime minister, it also saw a fully shrouded lady standing next to him holding a rosary in her hand. That was Bushra Khan, Imran Khan’s wife, who is now representing Pakistani women as their first lady.
Date06.09.2018 | 8:43
TagsBegum Rana Liaqat Ali, Benazir Bhutto, Bushra Khan, Discrimination, Fatima Jinnah, Imran Khan, Pakistan, social biases
A video of a travel blogger has stirred a controversy in Pakistan. The young woman did the popular Kiki challenge dance with a Pakistani flag on a Pakistan International Airlines aircraft.
Date15.08.2018 | 12:45
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
The ongoing battle for women’s rights in Europe has been long and hard. Movements are stirred up and gaining momentum in Pakistan as well as in other south Asian countries. How this pursuit of struggle has shaped up, and whether it has brighter prospects in a conservative country like Pakistan? Sadaf Mirza, an eminent female writer and analyst, discusses it in an exclusive talk with DW.
Date28.07.2018 | 13:27
Tagsequal rights, feminism, India, Muslim Women, Pakistan, Sadaf Mirza, Saima Hyder-Zaidi, south asia, Zia Ul Haq
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
A group of female students from Islamabad’s National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) are competing in an international student formula race with a car they’ve designed themselves.
Date14.07.2018 | 13:13
Tagsall female, Azka Athar, International Student Formula One Competition, National University of Sciences and Technology, NUST University, Pakistan, women's rights