Empowering Women on the runway

Fourteen years ago, Mukhtar Mai was gang-raped and publically humiliated after her brother insulted a rival clan in Pakistan. Earlier this week Mukhtar walked the runway to empower other women who have faced similar hardships. “If one step I take, if that helps even one woman, I would be very happy to do that” says Mukhtar.


Photo: Indiatimes

Mukhtar took her case to the Supreme Court and had her attackers jailed. Although the attackers were released on bail, she continues to fight injustice by being a women’s rights activist. Fashom applauds Mukhtar’s courage.   

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Article sourced via Indiatimes.

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