Pakistan women empowerment
March 22, 2023
Pakistan’s Aurat March 2023: Another Year, Similar Challenges
By Somaiyah Hafeez
The march for women’s rights continues to face harassment from the authorities and the public, alongside internal political divisions.
February 18, 2022
Building a Just Peace for Women in Pakistan’s Tribal Belt
By Shehryar Fazli
The renewed militancy prompted by the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan threatens hard-won gains for the women of northwest Pakistan.
August 13, 2021
Is There Space in Pakistan for Women on Their Own?
By Nushmiya Sukhera
The expected arc of a woman’s life in Pakistan is living in her parents’ home and then that of her husband. But more women are striking out alone, seeking independence.
April 08, 2021
State and Non-State Actors Alike Threaten Pakistani Women’s Rights
By Umair Jamal
Between Prime Minister Imran Khan’s insensitive remarks and Pakistani Taliban threats, women in the country face an uphill battle for their rights.
March 16, 2021
Once Again, Pakistan’s Women’s March Is Targeted With a Vicious Smear Campaign
By Allia Bukhari
Pakistani women challenging toxic masculinity are being vilified.
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