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Female Analyst Verbally Abused on National TV

Female Analyst Verbally Abused on National TV

Pakistan witnessed another disgraceful incident with the harassment of analyst and rights activist Marvi Sirmed on National Television. Senator Hafiz Hamdullah of Jamiat-I-Ulema-I-Islam Fazl (JUI-F) isreported to havethreatened and verbally abused the female activist over a row during the heated ... Read More »

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary wins Oscar

LOS ANGELES: Internationally known filmmaker from Pakistan, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy’s documentary ‘A Girl In The River: The Price of Forgiveness’ has won the Oscar at the 88th Academy Award Ceremony. It is the second Academy Award pocketed by the filmmaker. ... Read More »

SHARMEEN OBAID-CHINOY’S OSCAR RACE FOR ‘A GIRL IN THE RIVER – THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS’

SHARMEEN OBAID-CHINOY’S OSCAR RACE FOR ‘A GIRL IN THE RIVER – THE PRICE OF FORGIVENESS’

The talented Academy and Emmy awards winner from Pakistan, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, is once again in the race to receive an Oscar. Sharmeen has received the official Certificate of Nomination for Award at the 88th Academy Award Nominees Luncheon. Her new ... Read More »

UAE NAMES WOMEN MINISTERS FOR HAPPINESS, TOLERANCE

UAE NAMES WOMEN MINISTERS FOR HAPPINESS, TOLERANCE

DUBAI: The United Arab Emirates on Wednesday named women to the newly created posts of state ministers for happiness and tolerance, and a 22-year-old female for youth affairs. Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum named eight women as he revealed ... Read More »

‘Women’s rights tied to electoral politics’

‘Women’s rights tied to electoral politics’

LAHORE: Activist Alia Amirali on Friday stressed the need for connecting scattered feminist efforts with electoral politics in the country. “Feminism is not just about cultural or social norms, it is a political concern needing political solutions,” Amirali said at the ... Read More »