2016, or what is known as the year of grief for Pakistan, because of some huge losses and follies are inadequate, we saw some women of the country thrive for the right reasons. A number of Pakistani women are proud of the country after excel in their respective fields in 2016.
Described as the second worst country for gender equality through the Gender Gap Index 2016 at the World Economic Forum, it has managed some of the names of the country to denounce the report and demand in the country to a standstill of the progress of the role of women.
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
Often said that O in Obaid stands for the Oscars, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy in 2016, the second Oscar for Girl won the River: the price of forgiveness, a documentary about honor killings in Pakistan. She became the first Pakistani to win two Oscars. Extras, also won the audience choice award for Song of Lahore in London Slik Screen Festival.
In 2016, minahil became the only shooter from pakistan to take part in Olympics. In the event of 10 m air rifle shooting, she scured 2th position at the Rio Olympics 2016.
Gulalai and Saba Ismail
Founders of the NGO Aware Girls, Gulalai and Saba Ismail were awarded Chirac Prize for prevention of conflict. Their work revolves around promoting non-violent culture through women and the youth.
Winner of the 2016 Human Rights Tulip Award, awarded by the Dutch government, the founder of Lawyer and Digital Rights Foundation (LDRF), Nighat Dad has indeed made the country proud. Her non-profit organization (NGO) educates Pakistanis on digital rights and deals with cases of online harassment.
Aman Foundation Chairman, Fayeeza Naqvi, won the pioneering Global Humanitarian Award for her organizations’ prolific work for women and children’s health education.
The biggest name in 2016, Tabassum Adnan, a resident of the Swat Valley, Pakistan, is active in the field of human rights. In April, he won Tabassum Nelson Mandela Award for founding Khwendo (women) Jirga. She has been described as the personal courage of women in Pakistan and the rest of the world.
Mona Prakash Mahtani
The winner of the Commonwealth Youth Award of Excellence, Hyderabad Mona Mahtani excelled in the field of education in 2016 and awarded this prestigious award on the young defender under the age of 30 who contribute to the lifting of the community.
A former Minister of Health, Sania Nishter, from among six candidates for the prestigious appointment of the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘s, and one of the two women only. Founder of Health think tank secret Heartfile Sania is also a participant of the program of the World Health Organization president to end obesity in children.
Maryam and Erum Masood
In 2016, The Masood sisters, Maryam and Erum made history after flying the Boeing 777 to many different countries in different parts of the world, along with flying to local destinations.
She holds a dining Joan Lincoln Prize Inn for excelling in the course of vocational training bar (BPTC) in all Commonwealth countries, Marium presents itself more than just a lawyer. Her achieve cum-laude achievement and outstanding performance earned her the prestigious award.