Post Tagged with: "Pakistan"

Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Teachers Become The First Step In Evolving Education In This Pakistani School

By Walter Yeates (This is the second edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. Read the first piece here.) Recent debates […]

March 17, 2017 ×
This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

This Progressive Pakistani School Uses Alternative Teaching Methods To Prepare Students For Success

By Walter Yeates With mounting concerns about the future of public education after Betsy DeVos’ confirmation as Secretary of Education along with lackluster testing results compared to countries around the […]

March 10, 2017 ×
Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Following Qandeel Baloch’s Murder, Pakistan Unanimously Passes “Honor Killings” Bill

Last month the world was shocked to hear of the horrific murder of Pakistani social media personality and singer Qandeel Baloch, an outspoken feminist who was a voice for many […]

August 15, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

Pakistan’s “Avon Ladies” Distribute Birth Control & Family Planning Info To Women In Rural Areas

We talk a lot about the importance of birth control, family planning and reproductive rights on our platform, because here in the US, there are a number of ways in […]

June 28, 2016 ×
#GirlsAtDhabas Campaign Explains Why Women Occupying Public Space Is A Feminist Statement

#GirlsAtDhabas Campaign Explains Why Women Occupying Public Space Is A Feminist Statement

For many of us, being female in public is not a big deal. We don’t see it as any sort of controversial, counter-culture or defiant statement. But for women in […]

May 12, 2016 ×
Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

Will This Oscar-Winning Film Help Pakistan End Honor Killings & Gender Violence?

You may be familiar with the short ‘A Girl in The River: The price of Forgiveness’ which won best documentary short at this year’s Academy Awards. Canadian-Pakistani director Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy […]

April 18, 2016 ×
Meet The Pakistani Woman Who Started An Organization To Empower Women Using Embroidery

Meet The Pakistani Woman Who Started An Organization To Empower Women Using Embroidery

By Julia Travers Khalida Brohi is a unique change maker and legendary woman because she approaches a difficulty at its root with courage, creativity, and tenacity. With a focus on […]

February 15, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

Pakistan’s Video Games Sector Making Major Strides For Gender Equality In The Workplace

If you thought video games was just for boys, you should seriously rethink that opinion. If there is one thing we can all take away from the Gamergate controversy of […]

January 27, 2016 ×
Badass Teacher Aqeela Asifi Is Responsible For Educating 1000+ Refugee Girls In Pakistan

Badass Teacher Aqeela Asifi Is Responsible For Educating 1000+ Refugee Girls In Pakistan

Long before the world was introduced to Malala Yousafzai, there was Aqeela Asifi, a woman who has been championing the cause of girls education for decades. She is a woman […]

January 26, 2016 ×
Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

Pakistan Launches New Initiative To Empower Women And Children Out Of Poverty

A new empowerment initiative in Pakistan is set to help women and children escape a life of poverty and create role models to inspire them to know what they are […]

January 18, 2016 ×
Pakistan’s 1st All-Female Boxing Club Is Giving Girls A Fighting Chance Against Gender Stereotypes

Pakistan’s 1st All-Female Boxing Club Is Giving Girls A Fighting Chance Against Gender Stereotypes

This is certainly not the first story we’ve shared that pairs boxing gloves with female empowerment. There are women all over the world who are stepping in the ring in […]

December 7, 2015 ×
Pakistan’s First Female Firefighter Rescues The Emergency Service From A Major Gender Barrier

Pakistan’s First Female Firefighter Rescues The Emergency Service From A Major Gender Barrier

We love women who break barriers! Meet Shazia Parveen, the 25 year old who is being hailed as the first female firefighter in Pakistan. What makes her story so powerful […]

October 28, 2015 ×