Stories of Amazing Women from Pakistan
Through the ages, strong, inspirational women and girls have risen in response to uncertainty and injustice. A timeless call to arms that many like Fatima Jinnah, Asma Jehangir, Sheema Kirmani, Nighat Dad and Malala Yousafzai have always been answering.Demonstrating that one girl can change everything.
Fearless: Stories of Amazing Women from Pakistan chronicles the lives of fifty such incredible women-scientists, lawyers, politicians, activists and artists-who incite hope, inspire action and initiate dialogue. Fiercely bold, this beautifully illustrated book holds up a mirror to South Asians across the world and highlights that their voices are crucial.
Amneh Shaikh-Farooqui is the founder and official storyteller for her social enterprise, 'polly & other stories', and a founding curatorial member for the Women of the World Festival (WOW) in Pakistan. She is passionate about women's empowerment, visibility, inclusion and really good cheese. Amneh lives like a lyric from 'Manic Monday' and chugs along like The Little Engine That Could, which gets her through the day.
Aziza Ahmad (Illustrator)
Aziza Ahmad is a graphic designer, illustrator and print enthusiast. Her art, which explores stereotypes, is a representation of the female experience . She has designed for Mongrel Books and worked with Dot & Line, VICE, Herald and Vasl Artists' Association. And, no, she doesn't design wedding cards so don't ask.