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Pakistan Is Witnessing It’s Own #MeToo Movement Online And Many Harassers Are Being Exposed

It is extremely interesting how the interconnectivity via the internet allows individuals from all corners of the world to unite together for a cause. For the longest time, women in Pakistani circles have sought empowerment in isolation and have talked about issues relevant to women in the Pakistani society.   …

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“Jinnah” Just Roasted Men With One Tweet And, As Expected, They’re Having A Meltdown

Jinnah, the Twitter account, tweeted and some men are having a crazy meltdown.   So, the khana khud garam kar lo, debate rages on despite the actual Aurat March being about one month old it seems like some people are just unable to understand the purpose of the March. While it’s …

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My Parents’ Marriage Taught Me That Khaana Khud Nahi, Saath Garam Karna Is A Much Better Option

Editor’s Note: The views expressed here are those of the author’s and don’t necessarily represent or reflect the views of MangoBaaz. By: Raafia Manzar Akbar My parents were cousins. They didn’t get to choose who they wanted to spend their whole lives with. I was their first child, and I grew …

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Women Across Pakistan Reclaimed Their Public Space With A Bike Rally And Here’s What Went Down

Girls in major cities around Pakistan – Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad – observed the third annual girls on bikes rally. Each year, this rally is organized by Girls at Dhabas. Hey girls, anyone coming to the #GirlsonBikes rally in Lahore by @girlsatdhabas this Sunday? — disco spider (@Rameezay) March 30, …

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Hundreds Of Women All Over Pakistan Are Going To Be Out In The Streets And Here’s Why

If you’ve been scouring basically any form of social media over the past couple of days, you’ll have heard of the upcoming Aurat March.  The Aurat March is all set to take place in Lahore and Karachi. The aim is simple: spreading the word about economic, reproductive and environmental justice. …

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Mehwish Hayat Just Shaded The Fuck Out Of Men In Her Passionate Speech In London

“…Women like me who chases her dreams in this worl- ugh I’m sorry I meant in the man’s world…” Mehwish declares to a crowd full of zesty young Pakistanis who roar an applause.   Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat was invited by the Pakistan High Commission and Queen Mary’s University in London to …

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Malala Fund Getting Apple’s Support Is GREAT, But Here’s How Far The Organization Has Truly Come

Malala is no stranger to chilling with the movers and shakers of our times. As an activist, Nobel Prize Laureate and – well – an overall role model, she meets some pretty cool people every now and then. However, Malala’s influence aids in furthering a cause close to her heart …

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Asma Jahangir Was An Icon For Many Women Like Me And Pakistan Is Poorer Without Her

The 11th of February 2018 brought the saddening news of Asma Jahangir’s unfortunate demise and with her died an icon to many Pakistani women and men She was only 66 years of age when she passed away in Lahore due to cardiac arrest. While the world mourns this immense loss …

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Some People Are Actually Celebrating The Death Of Asma Jahangir And That’s Absolutely Disgusting

As the news of the death of human rights lawyer and activist Asma Jahangir has made its way online, there are several reactions to it.   People have taken to Twitter and Facebook both to react to the news of Ms. Jahangir’s death #AsmaJahangir and others in a civil society …

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Asma Jahangir, Renowned Lawyer And Activist, Has Passed Away And Pakistanis Are Mourning

Asma Jahangir was a woman who needed no introductions.  A human rights lawyer and a devoted activist, Asma Jahangir became an institute in herself. Her accolades and achievements are known to the entire nation. Source: timesofislamabad.com Brave, courageous and bold, she was loved and respected by many. Moreover, she became …

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