International Women’s Day

International women’s day is celebrated on 8 march around the world. On this day in Pakistan, many women organizations and political parties arrange “AURAT MARCH” to demand women’s rights. The problem is, it creates divisions in favor of or against the march. Most of the people who criticize the march are prejudiced and don’t learn about feminist history or what it stands for. We have a very famous writer who openly says he is against feminism and is against the concept of women having equal rights, Khalil-Ur-Rehman says, feminists are spreading “behayahi” in the society, I am a male ally and I am in no place to explain the Feminist slogans which women have been explaining for so long, but I would like to point out some factors concerning why I support feminism or all movements of women rights and gender equality.

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Domestic Violence in Balochistan

On 26th May 2020 two sisters were murdered by their father and brother, in the name of honor, after a video of them surfaced on social media, where they were allegedly kissing a man.

On 14th June 2020, a woman named Bibi Hajira was murdered by her husband and brother in law in Muslim-Bagh (a small town in Balochistan).

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