Pakistan’s females make it to ‘BBC 100 women 2021’

Three Pakistani women have made it through to the BBC’s 100 women list. The list includes- Malala Yousafzai – the youngest Nobel Prize achiever with Laila Haidari – Founder, Mother Camp and Abia Akram – a disability leader and many other in the following categories: Culture and Education, Entertainment and Sport, Politics and Activism. Conquering world with their far-reaching fortitude, campaigns and activism.

Abia Akram:

She is an activist in the disability movement since 1997, as a student managing her own disability. The first woman from Pakistan nominated as the coordinator for the Commonwealth Young Disabled People’s Forum. She also started the Special Talent Exchange (Step) and is working to comprise disability in the UN 2030 Agenda and its viable development goals.

Malala Yousafzai:

Pakistani girls’ education activist and UN messenger of peace, Malala Yousafzai was previously entitled in the list as well. Since she was 11, she has spoken up for the human rights of young women to education. By writing blogs for the BBC associated to living under Taliban rule in Pakistan and the prohibition on girls attending school, her activism began. In 2012, she was shot in the head, following her recovery, she has functioned as co-founder of the non-profit Malala Fund, which aims to build a world where every girl can learn and lead without any fear.

Laila Haidari:

Founder of Kabul’s drug rehabilitation center, Mother Camp. She has helped nearly 6400 Afghans since 2010, ignoring the constraints related to drug users. The camp was established by investing her own savings and was able to finance it by opening a restaurant, managed by recovering addicts which was later shut down due to the fall of Kabul. Laila optimisms awareness will spread so we can have a more morale and humane world.



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