During a recent interview with a Pakistani TV channel, organisers of the ‘Aurat March’ noted that they were marching against ‘patriarchy’. Many of them have since then received considerable backlash, including abuse on social media.
They seem to have hit a nerve.
Why this visceral reaction? What exactly did the marchers contest? What is patriarchy?
Read more of Dr. Shenila Khoja-Moolji’s recent op-ed published in Express Tribune by clicking the link below
On Sunday March 24, 2019, join Dr. Shenila Khoja-Moolji for her discussion session about the promises & precarities introduced by formal schooling in the lives of Ismaili women at the Ismaili Jamatkhana Northeast, Atlanta, Georgia, USA. See below for details.