Pakistani women
The status of women in Pakistan varies considerably across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide due to uneven socioeconomic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social ...
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Iranian Women Post Pics With Their Hair Flying Free To Protest Strict Hijab Laws
Wearing the Islamic hijab veil is mandatory for women in Iran, and in 2014, Iran’s morality police warned, fined or arrested 3.6 million women for inappropriate dress. Masih Alinejad, an Iranian journ...
Zia-ul-Haq's Islamization
Muhammad Zia-ul-Haq (Punjabi, Urdu: محمد ضياء الحق‎; 12 August 1924 – 17 August 1988), was the sixth President of Pakistan from 1978 until his death in 1988, having declared martial law for ...
Dowry
A dowry is a transfer of parental property at the marriage of a daughter.Dowry contrasts with the related concepts of bride price and dower. While bride price or bride service is a payment by the groo...
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Hijab
A hijab or ḥijāb (/hɪˈdʒɑːb/, /hɪˈdʒæb/, /ˈhɪ.dʒæb/ or /hɛˈdʒɑːb/; Arabic: حجاب‎, [ħiˈdʒæːb] or [ħiˈɡæːb]) is a veil that covers the head and chest, which is particularly worn by some Muslim...
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Hijab by country
The hijab refers to both the head-covering traditionally worn by some Muslim women and modest Islamic styles of dress in general.The garment has different legal and cultural statuses in various countr...
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Gender roles in Islam
The Quran indicates that men and women are spiritual equals. The Quran 4:124 states:"If any do deeds of righteousness be they male or female and have faith, they will enter Heaven, and not the least i...
Family planning in Pakistan
Even though there is considerable demand for family planning in Pakistan, adoption has been hampered by government neglect, lack of services and misconceptions. Demographics play a large role in Paki...
List of the first female holders of political offices
This is a list of political offices which have been held by a female, with details of the first female holder of each office. It is ordered by country, by dates of appointment. Former countries, such ...
Female political leaders in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries
Modern developments in the twentieth century brought more Muslim women into the political sphere. Movements for Muslim women to seek roles in national leadership have increased rapidly. Influxes of we...
Female political leaders in Islam and in Muslim-majority countries - Wikipedia
Timeline of first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries
This timeline lists the dates of the first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries. Dates for the right to vote, suffrage, as distinct from the right to stand for election and hold office, are l...
Timeline of first women's suffrage in majority-Muslim countries - Wikipedia
Anusha Rahman
Anusha Rahman Urdu: انوشہ رحمان‎ is a Pakistani politician and a lawyer who serves as the Minister of State of Information Technology and Telecommunication. She also sits on the board of di...
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Yolande Henderson
Yolande Henderson is a high school teacher from Karachi, Pakistan. Shewas born on January 14, 1934.
She finished her schooling from St. Anne’s School in Mumbai before moving to Pakistan in 1950. S...
Shaima Rezayee
Shaima Rezayee (1981 – May 18, 2005) was a female TV presenter on the Afghan music television channel, Tolo TV. Rezayee was a rising star in the post-Taliban ruled Afghanistan, specially very po...
Bridget Sequeira
Mother Bridget Sequeira, F.M.C.K., was a Franciscan Religious Sister who founded the Franciscan Missionaries of Christ the King, a missionary religious congregation for women, in Karachi, Pakistan. It...
First Ladies of Pakistan
First Ladies and Gentlemen of Pakistan (Urdu: ڂاتون اول يا مردݕاكستان‎) is an unofficial title traditionally given to the wife or husband of the President and Prime Minister of Pakistan. Kal...
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Fatima Bhutto
Fatima Murtaza Bhutto (Urdu: فاطمہ مُرتضیٰ بھُٹّو‎; born 29 May 1982), known as Fatima Bhutto (Urdu: فاطمہ بھٹو‎), is a Pakistani poet and writer. She is the granddaughter of forme...
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Jacqueline Maria Dias
Jacqueline Maria Dias is a nurse and professor of nursing from Karachi, Pakistan.
She did her Diploma in Nursing at the Aga Khan University’s School of Nursing in 1985. She then worked at the Aga ...
Sarah Nasir
Sarah Nasir is a female, Pakistani karateka who on February 7, 2010 won a gold medal in the 2010 South Asian Games. She was named sports ambassador for Pakistan by the country's president.
Dowry system in India
In India, dowry (Hindi: दहेज, Dahēj) is the payment in cash or some kind of gifts given to a bridegroom's family along with the bride. Generally, they include cash, jewellery, electrical appliance...
Sima Samar
Sima Samar (Persian: سیما سمر‎) (born 3 February 1957) is a well known woman’s and human rights advocate, activist and a social worker within national and international forums, who served as Min...
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