Women’s rights, which are a key facet of Islam, are increasingly being viewed through a more ‘secular’ lens in Pakistan. The tension that now exists around this cause has caused multiple riots in the name of protecting ‘nationalist’ values. Mareeha Ahmad uses a qualitative approach and proposes the idea of using Islamic frameworks to help the progression of women’s rights in Pakistan.
Ms Mareeha Ahmad is a content and ghostwriting specialist, proofreader and editor, with a deep interest in research and sociopolitical issues. She is currently pursuing her bachelor’s in Psychology and Linguistics from Forman Christian College and University (FCCU).