A journalist by profession. Also a member of Bargaad’s steering committee on education for minorities and was regional gate keeper of Punjab in Network of Women for Journalists for Digital Rights Foundation. Activist for Digital, Minorities, Animals and Transgender Rights. I write on issues related to these matters. Ive traveled and spent time abroad and now residing in Lahore trying to make a difference in the life of marginalised communities.
Latest posts by R Umaima Ahmed from March, 2019
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.