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US honours Jalila Haider, the First Woman Hazara Lawyer in Pakistan with International Women of Courage Award

US honours Jalila Haider, the First Woman Hazara Lawyer in Pakistan with International Women of Courage Award

United States Department of State on Wednesday announced the recipients of the International Women of Courage Award for the year 2020 to honor twelve women across the world. Pakistani human rights activist and lawyer Jalila Haider is also on the ... Read More »

Sindh Government and IT Ministry Launched application to Empower women in Pakistan named “Baytee”

Sindh Government and IT Ministry Launched application to Empower women in Pakistan named “Baytee”

The Sindh Government and IT Ministry have officially launched a much-awaited application called ‘Baytee’ to empower the women in Pakistan. The application is a portal from which females can receive advocacy on women’s rights, disseminate information on laws and regulations. ... Read More »

MONA SHINDY IS AUSTRALIA’S FIRST MUSLIM NAVY CAPTAIN AND ENGINEER

MONA SHINDY IS AUSTRALIA’S FIRST MUSLIM NAVY CAPTAIN AND ENGINEER

Captain Mona Shindy, who is the Australian Navy’s first Hijab-wearing Muslim captain. Oh but her accolades don’t just end there. She is a Navy Weapons Electrical Engineer and the Chief of Navy’s Strategic Adviser on Islamic Cultural Affairs. Her journey ... Read More »

6 February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

6 February is the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation

At least 200 million women alive today have undergone some form of female genital mutilation, with dramatic physical and psychological consequences. Female genital mutilation (FGM), mainly carried out on girls aged 4 to 14, is the ritual partial or total ... Read More »

Ayesha Ayaz, a 9 years of old girl making Pakistan proud by winning the gold Medal

Ayesha Ayaz, a 9 years of old girl making Pakistan proud by winning the gold Medal

Aisha Ayaz at 9 years of age is making Pakistan proud by winning the gold medal for her nation at the ongoing Al Fujairah Open International Taekwondo Championship. At the age of eight, when most kids spend their time on ... Read More »