Tonight the East London Fawcett Society is holding a debate on the legacy of feminist campaigners from the Second Wave, 50 Years of Feminism. This event, chaired by the Southbank’s Jude Kelly, has been inspired by and is being held in partnership with The British Library’s new feminist oral history project, Sisterhood and After: An Oral History of the Women’s Liberation . . . → Read More: Sisterhood & After: A history of Feminism
Major General Shahida Malik, and Major General Shahida Badshah, the first two star female generals of Pakistan armed forces, the only ones in the Muslim world.
. . . → Read More: Pakistan Army’s female Generals
KARACHI: Richard Parker swims in the Life of Pi ocean. Afterwards, the 10 million hair on the Bengal tiger’s body are wiped down, his fur gradually morphing from dripping wet to dry.
In Frozen, we watch the little girl Elsa create snowfall and her enchanting ice world emerge. The line between fantasy and reality blurs, so real are . . . → Read More: Visual effects artist from Pakistan wins third Oscar
By Kamila Hyat
We are a nation locked in a dreamless sleep and a hopeless state of waking. For too many in the country there is nothing to aspire for, and nothing to look forward to.
Only nightmares exist, made up of the desperate struggle to survive, the lack of opportunity and the knowledge, . . . → Read More: Towards restoring national self-esteem
Pakistan’s squash player Maria Toorpakai Wazir put her name in the history books by winning the first ever women’s event in the Nash Cup in Canada by beating Milou van der Heijden of the Netherlands 13-11, 11-3, 11-9.
The victory gave Maria, who hails from South Waziristan, the third title of her WSA career after . . . → Read More: Pakistan’s Maria Toorpakai wins Nash Cup
ISLAMABAD: As many as 6,000 women entrepreneurs in urban and rural areas of Pakistan are now successfully marketing their homemade products online.
This was made possible after they got digital marketing training under the “Women Entrepreneurship Development Programme” offered by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), which started in 2011.
. . . → Read More: Online entrepreneur women of Pakistan