Post Tagged with: "Pakistan"

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Barbie Ferreira’s Intersectional Series & A Pakistani Female-Driven Western

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Barbie Ferreira’s Intersectional Series & A Pakistani Female-Driven Western

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday, our favorite way to end the week where we get to share our favorite feminist videos we’ve been fan-girling over. This week we’re […]

November 3, 2017 ×
Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

Pakistan Introduces New Legislation Increasing Rights & Protections For Transgender People

While the US continues to see discrimination toward the transgender community from conservative groups and politicians, most notably in Donald Trump’s recent transgender military ban as well as the continual […]

August 30, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

Inside Edopia: Young Entrepreneurship Being Fostered In This Progressive Pakistani School

This is the fourth edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. The first, second and third editions are also available in […]

April 21, 2017 ×
Pakistan’s First All-Female Comedy Troupe Were Created To Be An Act Of Hilarious Rebellion

Pakistan’s First All-Female Comedy Troupe Were Created To Be An Act Of Hilarious Rebellion

When you live in a country where the mere act of a woman doing anything out of the ordinary in public is seen as an act of rebellion, then consider […]

April 13, 2017 ×
Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

Inside Edopia: How A Progressive School Structure Fosters Education In Young Women

This is the third edition of the Inside Edopia series, focusing on an alternative learning school located in Islamabad, Pakistan. This edition is exclusive to GirlTalkHQ. The first and second […]

March 31, 2017 ×
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 ×