Web Desk(March 07, 2018): The 8th of March is marked as the International Women’s Day all across the world. Women have been playing an important role in all eras but the role of a woman has extended with the time moving forward.
Here we are paying tribute to all the women who have contributed their fair share of efforts to our country our society being a woman.
Muhtarma Fatima Jinnah (July 31, 1893-July 09, 1967)
Fatima Jinnah is the sister of M.Ali Jinnah the founder of Pakistan and she supported Mr. Jinah at every possible ground in the struggle of Pakistan before and after founding the country.
Benazir Bhutto( June 21, 152, Dec 27, 2007)Benazir Bhutto is the first women prime minister in the Muslim world. She laid her life in the struggle for democracy in Pakistan.
Aasma Jahangir (Jan 27, 1952- Feb 11, 2018)
Asma Jilani Jahangir was a Pakistani human rights lawyer and social activist who co-founded and chaired the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan. She served her life fighting against the violation of human rights.
Noor Jahan ( September 21, 1926- Dec 23, 2000)Noor Jehan, also known by her honorific title Malika-e-Tarannum, the queen of melody, was a Pakistani singer and actress who worked first in British India and then in Pakistan. Her career spanned more than six decades.
Muneeba Mazari (The Artist and Iron Lady Of Pakistan)
Muniba Mazari is a Pakistani artist, model, activist, motivational speaker, singer, and television host. She uses a wheelchair due to injuries sustained in a car accident at the age of 21 which makes her Pakistan’s first wheelchair-using model.
Sabeen Mahmud (June 20, 1975-April 24, 2015)
Sabeen Mahmud was a progressive Pakistani human rights activist and social worker who founded the Karachi-based cafe The Second floor. She was killed in an attack by unknown assailants.
Samina Baig (The UNDP embassador of good will in Pakistan)
Samina Khayal Baig is a Pakistani high-altitude mountaineer who in 2013 climbed Mount Everest and then all Seven Summits by 2014. She is the first and only Pakistani woman to climb Everest and the Seven Summits.
Bano Qudsia(Nov 28, 1928- Feb 04, 2017)Bano Qudsia, also known as Bano Aapa, was a Pakistani novelist, playwright, and spiritualist. She wrote literature in Urdu, producing novels, dramas, and short stories. Qudsia is best known for her novel Raja Gidh.
Arfa Karim Randhawa(Feb 02, 1995- Jan 14, 2012)Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa was a Pakistani student and computer prodigy who, in 2004 at the age of nine, became the youngest Microsoft Certified, Professional. She kept the title until 2008.
Malala Yousufzai (July 12, 1997- present)
Malala Yousafzai is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest Nobel Prize laureate.
Zenith Irfan (The Biker)Zenith Irfan, a 21-year-old student from Lahore, is busy breaking stereotypes and making statements by aiming to travel across the world on a bike to fulfill the wish that her late father could never.
And All The Working Women of Pakistan
Pakistani women are working at every level to carry their lives and families, no matter what the field is.