Saman Rizwan

Saman Rizwan

Saman Rizwan is a researcher at the Centre for Strategic and Contemporary Research, Islamabad. She has a Masters in International Relations from S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

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Opinion | When women march for justice in Pakistan, it is out of necessity

The annual Aurat March that brings together Pakistani women to raise a collective voice against oppression is often dismissed as a Western gimmick. Given the prevalence of mindsets that lead to violence against women and the normalisation of this violence, however, the women’s movement must continue.

The annual Aurat March that brings together Pakistani women to raise a collective voice against oppression is often dismissed as a Western gimmick. Given the prevalence of mindsets that lead to violence against women and the normalisation of this violence, however, the women’s movement must continue.

5 Mar 2022 - 4:32AM