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Sania Nishtar and Mahira Khan featured on BBC’s list of inspiring and influential women for 2020

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.

Woman from Hazara makes it to BBC’s ‘100 Women of 2019’

Jaila Haider, a woman from Hazara Pakistan is included in The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)’s ‘100 Women of 2019′ list. Jaila, being a human rights lawyer is working zestfully for women rights and offer free legal services to needy women across the country.  BBC has enlisted her as the ‘first woman lawyer from the Hazara community’.