Stories about Pakistan from March, 2019
Netizen Report: Activists in Pakistan and Malaysia confront online backlash after International Women’s Day events
This week, the EU parliament approved its Copyright Directive, Pakistan blocked mobile services (during a military parade) and Bangladesh blocked Al Jazeera English.
Aurat March was a display of power and unity by women who are not seen in public spaces freely and their opinions and demands are almost never heard.
Social media plays a prominent role this time around as both government actors and ordinary citizens on both sides of the border report events online minute by minute.
Pakistan needs a lot more campaigns like #ChoonaManaHay to raise awareness and create an impact to prevent child abuse.