Pakistani women

Pakistan’s First Women-Only Rickshaw Service Struggles After Just a Year

By Mubasher Bukhari LAHORE, Pakistan, March 22 – Pakistan’s first women-only rickshaw service was meant to provide its staff with a new way of gaining financial independence and its passengers with the chance of a ride without being groped and harassed by male drivers. But, after just a year in business, the “Pink Rickshaw” in

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Protecting Women in Pakistan—One Step At A Time

By Omar R Quraishi One would normally think that passage of a law empowering women and protecting them from social ills like domestic violence and stalking would be seen as a good step in any society wishing to progress. Not so in the case of a law passed recently by the legislature of Pakistan’s Punjab

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