A journalist by profession. Also the regional gate keeper of Punjab in Network of Women for Journalists and a member of Bargaad’s steering committee on education for minorities. Activist for Digital, Minorities 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.