Shahla Waqar

Shahla Waqar

Chairperson , Lahore Bar Association

Pakistan

I am a human activist and lawyer, working for the last many years for the welfare and betterment of the women. In our country the women are facing honor killing, child marriage, and marriages with Quran, health issues, discrimination in jobs, sexual violence and many other problems in their lives. I am providing free legal aid to needy women and providing skills like cutting & stitching of clothes with my team. ” “I wish to maintain a long term relationship with a reputable and growth oriented organization. I want to contribute my efforts with honesty and hard work by utilizing my whole potential and vim. For this great cause of woman uplifting and betterment in society”
AREA OF WORK/ ACHIEVEMENT:- On my personal capacity I have worked for last many years for the welfare of needy women who can’t afford the legal charges. In our society the women are facing the Gender inequality, Sexual Harassment, differences in wages, less education opportunities, health issues, honour killing, acid attacks, domestic violence and child marriages. So in this regards I am working in my personal capacity and with other NGOs for this noble cause. This task is very difficult in our male dominated society but we are working hard for this. Recently I have worked with AGHAAZ NGO and previously worked with other NGOS for one year. We are also working for Religious Minorities
Empowerment of women We are providing skills to the needy and poor woman. That the skills about especially for cutting and stitching of cloths. After having this skill they earn for their families and run their own business. The sub office for this purpose is working in Maryam Colony, Lahore.