In a country where women constitute an estimated 50% of the population, and the society is rocked by ever increasing incidents of violence against women ranging from rape, killing in the name of so-called honor, acid attacks, domestic abuse, forced marriages and even in certain cases involuntary religious conversions, the security of a female in… Continue reading Violence against women: Who is responsible?
“Women in Pakistan are really, really strong. We have a voice. We just don’t have enough spaces to use that voice,” says Kanwal Ahmed, an agony aunt to some 260,000, determined to change the situation. Her female-only online hub sees traditionally taboo topics such as sex, divorce, and domestic violence discussed freely in a conservative… Continue reading What is Soul Sisters Pakistan group on Facebook?