Orange the World 2018 – Pakistan

Orange the World 2018 – Pakistan

Orange the World 2018 – Pakistan

Orange the World 2018 -Pakistan

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and the newly merged tribal districts have been on the edge for decades. The root cause for violence can be attributed to a number of reasons, ranging from social norms that support violence to cultural practices and religious beliefs. Often, women and girls are the most vulnerable to these practices.
Theater has been a source of bringing awareness to the issues of violence against women and girls. The practice has been recently adopted to address these issues as well as identify the gaps in the system. It can be called the auto messaging system.

UN-Women Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chief Zainab Qaiser, addresses students during a theater event at St John vianney High School in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Photo credit: UN Women/Mahnoor Arshad

Read More: www.unwomen.org/en/news/in-focus/end-violence-against-women

Posted by UN Women Gallery on 2018-12-18 19:07:54

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