Daily Archives: January 16, 2016

‘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 »

Women get permits to drive tuk-tuks in Mumbai

Women get permits to drive tuk-tuks in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Hundreds of women in the Indian city of Mumbai have won permits to drive auto-rickshaws, or tuk-tuks, through a lottery aimed at encouraging more women to take the wheel. At least 467 women in the Mumbai metropolitan region and ... Read More »

At The Oscars, Again!

At The Oscars, Again!

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has made Pakistan proud yet again after her documentary, A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness has been nominated in the Best Documentary – Short subject category for the 88th Academy Awards. Sharmeen’s documentary follows the ... Read More »