BBC has launched its annual listing of 100 inspiring and influential girls from around the globe for 2020 and Pakistan’s favourite actor Mahira Khan is certainly one of them.
This 12 months, BBC acknowledges and highlights these inspiring girls who’re main change and making a distinction throughout these onerous instances.
“Mahira Khan is not any abnormal actress – she is outspoken towards sexual violence, refuses to endorse skin-lightening lotions, and helps the battle towards racism. She desires to deal with social points in her native Pakistan by altering the narrative in movies and on TV,” learn Mahira’s introduction by BBC.
Mahira can also be a nationwide goodwill ambassador for the United Nations Excessive Commissioner for Refugees, elevating consciousness of the plight of Afghan refugees in Pakistan.
Identified to talk up in regards to the causes and points that matter to encourage change. “She’s been a agency favorite with audiences ever since beginning out as an MTV video jockey (VJ) in 2006. Mahira can also be a faithful mom to her 11-year-old son,” concluded the publication.
The listing additionally contains Dr Sania Nishtar from Pakistan who’s a pacesetter in world well being and sustainable improvement. She can also be Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Particular Assistant on Poverty Alleviation.
“Since 2018, she has been spearheading the transformative Ehsaas Poverty Alleviation programme, which has improved the livelihoods of tens of millions of Pakistanis by offering cell banking and financial savings accounts, and different fundamental sources,” learn her introduction by the publication.
Sania has helped to empower the lots by taking the required first steps in the direction of the event of a welfare state in Pakistan.
Whereas numerous girls around the globe have made sacrifices to assist others, the listing solely options just a few leaving one identify on the 100 Girls listing left clean as a tribute.