Jalila Haider Included In BBC’s 100 Women List
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has published its 100 Women List for 2019. The list is published each year and includes influential women from around the globe.
This year’s list includes Jalila Haider, who is a lawyer and a human/women rights activist. She provides free assistance to poor women belonging to different areas of Pakistan.
According to BBC, Jalila Haider is the first woman lawyer from the Hazara community who observed a hunger strike last year to highlight the issue of rights abuses of the Hazara community.
Wow, This is an honor for me that I am among the @BBC100women list 2019 from Paksitan. I want to congratulate Parveen Ahanger @_APDP also to be the among the list. More power to the brave women of Kashmir.@nighatdad @mariaItarana @BBCWorld @BBCUrdu @IsmatShahjahan https://t.co/xMdFEK2hxc
— Jalila Haider (@Advjalila) October 16, 2019
The lawyer also shared a post on Twitter and expressed her happiness over being included in the BBC list.
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