Women marched in Pakistan despite resistance from authorities and religious groups

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Aurat March in Lahore, Pakistan. Match 8, 2023. Image by the author. The organizers of Aurat March (Women’s march) in Lahore, Karachi, and Multan, faced opposition from the district administration shortly before the planned International Women’s Day rallies across Pakistan this week. Despite encountering some obstacles, they were ultimately able to come out in large numbers on March 8, albeit with certain restrictions attached to their congregation. Journalist Veengas tweeted: #AuratMarch in Ghotki, slogan: ‘as long as women are getting killed, we will continue fighting.’I wonder if there is a…

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