Search Results for Tag: Pakistan
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
Some analysts have dubbed her the “new Benazir Bhutto” for confronting the Pakistani military. But Maryam Nawaz, daughter of the deposed PM Sharif, says she wants to carve her own niche. Will she live up to her image?
Date11.07.2018 | 8:01
By day, Waseem sells cell phone accessories. By night, he is a female party dancer. But being a cross-dresser in Pakistan is not without risks. AP Photographer Muhammed Muheisen captured the struggle in pictures.
Date30.06.2018 | 14:58
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