Women’s Action Forum national convention, Lahore 1982
The Friday Times | Nov 17, 2006
Courtesy: Lala Rukh.
Women’s Action Forum, taken at WAF’s national convention in Lahore in October, 1982.
What began as spontaneous reactions to Gen Zia ul-Haq’s anti-women laws developed into life-long struggles for equality, education and health. Between them, these women have either founded or worrked for Simorgh, Shirkat Gah, ASR, Aurat Foundation, SAHE, Lahore Grammar School and the National College of Arts.
Standing from left: Farida Sher, Najma Sadeque
Second row: Samina Rehman, Rukhsana Rashid, Farida Shaheed, Ghazala Rehman, Fareeha Zafar, Nighat Said Khan, Aban Marker-Kabraji
First row: Humaira Rehman, Khawar Mumtaz, Sultanat Bokhari, Hilda Saeed, Nigar Ahmad
On the ground: Lala Rukh