women in pakistan

Award-winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy discusses her new Oscar-nominated short documentary "A Girl in the River: The Price of Forgiveness" and the need to end the practice of honor killings in Pakistan.
"We are fighting a war in the workplace," said Zafar, whose uniform sports a karate patch. "We are supporting our juniors
Sadia Shepard, author of "The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir", explained the inspiration behind her documentary collage, stating
The issue of sexual harassment has impacts on the decisions of many women in Pakistan not to leave the comfort of their homes and work. They are thus unable to contribute towards the economy or to involve themselves in social or political activism.
Pakistan's women see a flickering light at the end of the tunnel, a future that may hold the promise of a democratic and fair society.