PARWAZ Radio Programmes (Aao Baat Kerien!)

Public Service Message by Celebrities to End Gender Based Violence 

- A Project Supported by the Public Affairs Section of the US Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan. The project is being implemented by PODA and its partner networks of change, a US-based social justice organization.

Public Service Messages by Celebrities 

Kishwar Naheed

Arieb Azhar

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1st Series of Radio Programs Connecting GBV and discrimination against women with their true stories and challenges they faced with their resolve to succeed

Program 1: Stories of Huma and Najma, Sindh, and Asma,Kallar Sayedan on domestic violence  Program 2: Discussion with Noshaba Arif and Deeba Rana on women empowerment through PODA

Program 3: Discussion with Hira and story of Ayesha on gender, with reference to female cooksProgram 4: Story of Faryal Syed from Quetta on the importance of education

Program 5: Story of Samar Khan becoming empowered through acquiring livelihood skills and becoming aware of her  rights with the help of PODAProgram 6: Stories of Bushra, Mahira, and Salma on early marriage

Program 7: Story of medical doctor, singer, and social, political, and women’s rights activist, Dr. Nagina from Mandi Bahauddin Program 8: Stories of Deeba and Asifa on empowerment through the building of livelihood skills with the assistance of PODA

Program 9: Advocate Khawaja Zahid Nasim speaks on the difficulties usually face while accessing to justice system in Pakistan Program 10: Program on International Women’s Day and women’s rights movement in Pakistan featuring Noshaba Arif and Kishwar Naheed

Program 11: Discussion with Hira and Ayesha on equal pay, and Aqeela Naz speaks on resolutions passed at PODA’s 2016 Rural Woman Day conference Program 12: Interview with Saira Shams who is wheel-chair user and a politician with a commitment to change lives of persons with disability

Program 13: Interview of Khursheed Bano, Union Women Leader, and political and women’s rights activist, KPKProgram 14: Interview of 1st  woman sports journalist Afia Salaam 

Program 15: Success story of first Pakistani woman in car rental business Safia Khurshid Program 16: Story of Bushra on receiving training in livelihood skills from PODA, and discussion with Noshaba and Sehrish on CEDAW, education,  and rural women

Program 17: Discussion with Bushra and Mahira on early marriage in English.PSA-Education: Public Service Announcement on the  importance of education for children, with emphasis on the importance of girl child education

PSA-Inheritance: Public Service Announcement of inheritance rights for women 
PSA-Wheel Chair User: Public Service Announcement on wheelchair accessibility

2nd Series of PARWAZ Radio Program's on Legal Literacy 

Program 1: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains basic terminologies used in legal processesProgram 2: Advocate Khawaja Zahid Nasim explains basic terminologies used in legal processes

Program 3: Advocate Khawaja Zahid Nasim explains basic terminologies used in legal processesProgram 4: Two lawyers, Ms. Hifza Bukhari and Ms. Yasmin Qazi are explaining whole process involved with regard to Anti-Harassment Act


Program 5: Two prominent lawyers, Wasal Khan and Arshad Zaman Kiyani talk on Guardian's Act.Program 6: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal talks on inheritance law and relevant sections 498.

Program 7: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains section 509 (Anti-Harassment Act).Program 8: 

Two lawyers, Ms. Hifza Bukhari and Ms. Yasmin Qazi are explaining whole process involved with regard to nikhanama - a primary document that needs to be fulfilled with caution and responsibility.


Program 9: Prominent lawyer, Mujtaba Haider Sherazi talks elaboratively on Khula.Program 10: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains the law and relevant sections of forced marriage that is a crime.


Program 11: Advocate Hifza Bukhari is talking on full document of nikhanama.Program 12: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal is explaining sections 496 A, B and C of Women Protection Bill of 2006.


Program 13: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains traditions which discriminate women like Vani and Sawara which are now a serious punishable crime.Program 14: Prominent lawyer, Mujtaba Haider Sherazi talks elaboratively on Talaq.

Program 15: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains in detail section 13, 14, 15 and 16 of  nikahnama.Program 16: Two lawyers, Wasal Khan and Arshad Zaman Kiyan talk on overall legislation due to which situation for working has been improved. 


Program 17: Barrister Munawar Iqbal Duggal explains anti-acid law and its relevant section 336-B.Program-18: Discussion on overall situation with regard to women and men in Pakistani society.

Program 19: Discussion on overall situation with regard to pro-women legislation.


Live Call - in Radio Show - "Aao Baat Kerien! (Urdu for let's talk)" 

1st Live Call-in Show: GBV Anti-Harrasement Act2nd Live Call-in Show : GBV Nikahanama, Khula & Talaq

3rd Live Call-in Show: GBV Higher Education 4th Live Call-in Show: GBV and Domestics Violence

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