Two talented Pakistani women, Sania Nishtar and Mahira Khan have been featured in BBC’s list of 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world for 2020. Sania is the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Poverty Alleviation and Social Protection and Mahira is a globally renowned Pakistani actor. Sania has been featured under the knowledge category and Mahira under creative.
This year, 100 Women is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times.
One name on the 100 Women list has been left blank as a tribute “in an extraordinary year when countless women around the world have made sacrifices to help others”.