Women’s Day is one of the most celebrated days around the world and Pakistan is not far behind in the race as well.

Women are being empowered more and more by each passing day.

We are taking this opportunity to also mention women who have made Pakistan proud.

1. Samina Baig

Samina Baig is not only the only Pakistani woman to conquer top seven peaks and the youngest Muslim to have conquered Mount Everest.

2. Bilquis Edhi

Bilquis Edhi has a foundation that is working tireless for the benefit of those who have none in this world. She is also wife of Abdul Sattar Edhi.

Such a great news #bilquisedhi is honoured with mother Teresa award in India for sheltering Geeta in Pakistan !

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3. Tahira Qazi

Among the brave woman of Pakistan, Tahira Qazi was the principal and victim of the APS attack in Peshawar. What is courageous about her is that she got out alive but went inside to confront the terrorist and saved lives of innocent children.

4. Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan has been able to establish herself worldwide with her formidable acting and this is the reason that she was the first Pakistani to star opposite to Shahrukh Khan in her Bollywood debut.

#throwback2015 #sadqaytumharay

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5. Nergis Mavalvala

Nergis Mavalvala was part of the team in MIT who as you might know was part of the team who made the discovery of gravitational waves. The talented Pakistani is from Karachi.

6. Laraib Atta

Laraib Atta is daughter of the great Attaullah Khan Esakhelvi. This talented girl is the youngest visual artist and that too in Hollywood!

7. Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai is not only a victim as she fights for her rights but was also shot during this. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

8. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is one of the amazing women who is constantly working for the rights of women. She has been able to bag two OSCAR awards for her works through documentaries.

9. Ayesha Ishtiaq

Ayesha Ishtiaq has shown that age can not hinder you from working for a cause like sexism. She is only twelve years old but has appeared in BBC’s list of 100 inspirational women for 2015.


10. Muniba Mazari

Muniba Mazari is a disable woman but this has not restricted her from working. United Nations has named her as Pakistan’s first female Goodwill Ambassador.