Women have fought alongside men in every walk of life since the beginning of the time in different cultures, about different fields and are still are to this day. Today we will discuss some of the prominent females in Pakistan, who have contributed to this Nation.
- Marium Mukhtair:
Marium Mukhtair was a fighter pilot in the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) She graduated in 132 GD course along with six other women, she was an active participant in charity work for kids who are not able to afford their education. She was a brave daughter of the nation, who died on duty as the first female combat pilot on duty. May your sacrifice be forever remembered.
- Sabeen Mahmud:
Sabeen Mahmud was a human rights activists and a social worker, she founded the cafe T2F, that is located in DHA. she opened up a platform for the youth to have an open discussion about anything and everything without the interference of violence and negativity.
She held many peaceful protests that were about liberal social issues. She was shot dead by a gunman on the 24th of April 2015 on her way home from a seminar, May your beautiful soul find peace and your work be forever remembered.
- Arfa Kareem:
Arfa Abdul Karim Randhawa was a Pakistani student and a computer prodigy. at the age of 9, she became the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and her name was recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records until 2008.
This young soul was and will always remain as the pide of Pakistan for the exclusive work in the field of Software Technology. She passed away on the 14th of January 2012, at the young age of 16 due to cardiac arrest. May your beautiful soul rest in peace, little angel.
- Asma Jahangir:
Asma Jahangir was a human rights lawyer and activist, she mostly worked for the rights of women, children and religious minorities. Asma Jahangir also co-founded the Human Rights Commision of Pakistan. She was a fearless woman who was not afraid to speak her mind and was an inspiration to many women around Pakistan, she passed away in 2012 dues to brain haemorrhage and was posthumously awarded the Nishan-e-Imitaz on the 23rd March 2018. She will forever be remembered as a beautiful and kind soul.