Woman at the Aurat March in Islamabad mark International Women's Day. Photo: AFP
Woman at the Aurat March in Islamabad mark International Women's Day. Photo: AFP

Pakistan’s women want sexual rights. Do its men feel threatened?

  • Every year, thousands of Pakistani women mark International Women’s Day by attending the Aurat March and issuing the rallying cry ‘my body, my choice’
  • In response they are threatened with rape. As an organiser puts it: ‘there is deep fear around women claiming the rights to their own bodies’

Woman at the Aurat March in Islamabad mark International Women's Day. Photo: AFP
Woman at the Aurat March in Islamabad mark International Women's Day. Photo: AFP
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