Pakistani politician Sherry Rehman lately took to Instagram to share her views about actor Ayesha Omar’s assertion relating to feminism in Pakistan.
In a latest interview, Bulbulay star Omar had commented that Pakistanis suppose “feminists are man-haters or that they believe men should be eliminated. Feminism is a movement, a belief that women should have equal rights as men in any society, that’s it.”
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Rehman, a former diplomat, then took to the Tribune Edit Instagram account the place the quote had been shared to share her personal tackle the state of affairs.
“Unfortunately, feminism is not a movement in Pakistan at all,” she wrote. She went on so as to add, “Movements have coherent goals and constant mobilisation as well as strategic planning.”
Feminism is misunderstood in Pakistan: Ayesha Omar
She did nonetheless add that she appreciates the truth that it ought to be one, ultimately.
Omar had additionally make clear situations of harassment within the business in her interview. She mentioned that she too had been harassed within the business however didn’t take any names.
“I don’t think I’m strong enough right now to name anyone… I don’t want that kind of attention coming on to me,” mentioned Ayesha, mentioning how Meesha Shafi went by means of a lot when she got here out together with her story.
“I was once asked whether I believe her story, and I just think when a victim comes out with their story, I would want to listen to it. I won’t immediately be like, ‘Oh, she’s lying!’” she mentioned.
Watch Omar’s interview here.
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