Search Results for Tag: Beenish Javed
Ayesha Farooq made a big name as the first female fighter pilot in Pakistan and South Asia. Her achievement was widely covered by the national and the international media. While speaking exclusively to Deutsche Welle, the 26-year old-woman from Bahawalpur, a small district of Pakistan, said, “I always wanted to wear a uniform and the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) gave me this opportunity. Now I am serving Pakistan on the front lines”.
Date09.09.2013 | 14:40
TagsAyesha Farooq, Beenish Javed, Female fighter pilot, Pakistan, Pakistan Air Force, Women empowerment, Women in forces
Women in Germany are quite enthusiastic about voting in the upcoming elections and believe that participating in elections can bring a change in their lives. Beenish Javed spoke to some women from different educational and professional backgrounds about what they expected from the leading candidates.
Date09.09.2013 | 12:40
Meerzadi is a 24 year old woman from Pakistan. I call her on her phone while she is at her home in Moak Sharif, a small village in Sindh, Pakistan. She happily greets me on the phone. There’s enthusiasm and energy in her voice. Meerzadi comes from a poor family in Sindh. Her motivation to break the shackles of poverty forced her to follow a way of life that is not so common among women in her area.
Date03.09.2013 | 14:59
I wake up in the morning thinking whether it’s the right thing to go to a political rally in Bonn. There would be so many people- what if there is some terror attack? Since it’s Germany, the probability of attack is very low. So I convince myself that it’s completely okay and safe to attend a political rally here in Bonn.
Date30.08.2013 | 12:48
Bonn is a culturally diverse city and one that appreciates the arts. I happened to visit the women’s museum in Bonn and was pleasantly surprised to see the wonderful installations on display there.
Date29.08.2013 | 13:19
Women empowerment is about many things. The right to education, the right to work, the right to making choices, but ever since I’ve come to Bonn, I’ve been thinking of one factor that could contribute to making women more independent.
Date29.08.2013 | 10:06
Tagsbangladesh, Beenish Javed, developing countries, development, India, Pakistan, Transportation, Women empowerment
The rise of the middle class in Asian countries and the influx of educated women at workplaces have stirred a continuous debate about the role of women in a rapidly industrializing society. China is no exception. Ambitious Chinese women are breaking the boundaries- and facing the consequences.
Date21.08.2013 | 10:08