Search Results for Tag: Pakistan
Krishna Kumari became Pakistan’s first Hindu-Dalit senator after she was elected to the upper house of parliament in March 2018. In an interview with DW, Kumari talks about the plight of religious minorities in Pakistan.
Date04.04.2018 | 13:02
Marvia Malik is Pakistan’s first transgender news presenter. In a DW interview, Malik says she had to work hard to break taboos and finally be accepted by a society that discriminates against transgender people.
Date29.03.2018 | 16:04
In an interview with DW, Reham Khan, the former wife of Pakistani politician Imran Khan, talks about her upcoming book, sexual harassment of female politicians in Pakistan and her plans to return to the country.
Date26.03.2018 | 14:56
Tags#MeToo, chauvinism, Discrimination, Imran Khan, Pakistan, patriarchy, Reham Khan, women's rights
Asma Jahangir, Pakistan’s human rights champion and the winner of the Alternative Nobel Prize passed away in Lahore on February 11. A UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights and icon of feminism in Pakistan, Jahangir was the woman the country’s male-dominated establishment most dreaded. From winning a petition against a military dictator in 1972, when she was still a teen, to defending the disqualifications case of a former PM until her death, she consistently urged the Pakistani state to remain on a democratic track.
Date07.03.2018 | 16:46
TagsAhmedi Muslim, Alternative Nobel Prize, Asma Jahangir, Duriya Hashmi, Edward Snowden, feminism, Hudood Ordinance, Pakistan, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, women's rights, Zia Ul Haq
“Before coming to Pakistan, I didn’t think that Pakistani women were sometimes so independent. I had always thought that Pakistani women were the most oppressed class of the society, dependent on men in every walk of life.”
Date07.03.2018 | 14:51
Kalash people live in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, in the northern part of Pakistan, tucked away in three valleys. Anam Gill visited them.
Date30.01.2018 | 11:11
TagsAlexander the Great, Anam Gill, Chillum Joshi Festival, Chitral, culture, Human rights, Kalash, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
“To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is, to me, one the basest, crudest acts of subjugation imaginable,” said Shah Rukh Khan on Monday (January 22) at World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos.
German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl took pictures of women who survived acid attacks – and discovered extraordinary strength. – Author: Monika Griebeler
Date23.01.2018 | 13:48
Tagsacid attack, Ann-Christine Wehrl, bangladesh, Human rights, India, law, Pakistan, photography, strength, Uganda, women's rights