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Introducing myself and my journal: Woman a human

About Me:

This was such an embarrassing moment to listen by some Chinese friends that they are afraid to go out to buy some grocery, to dine or for any other purpose because Pakistani men grope their breasts, touch in a bad manner and undresses with stares. According to them, they do so just because of language barrier and treat them as they are immune from punishment. Staring or harassing women is just a hobby, fun or entertainment for them, but they are totally ignorant by the fact that how disgusting image of the whole society of men are they leaving behind. Indeed, Pakistan is not a pedestrian friendly country.

Well, there is nothing wrong to look at each other or pass a smile but objectifying is a pathetic job. Woman is not a commodity that a 63 years old man enjoys woman thoroughly from head to feet and amuse to intimate with his eyes. He loves to fulfill his deepest desire to rub shoulder with the woman shoulder passing from the street. Male gaze makes you feel more uneasy and uncomfortable that you are designed to amuse or engross them and that is all. And being a woman it’s my deepest desire to go out alone, on a beach or in a park, at a shopping mall without the feeling of judged by my size, outlook, height or display. I am not anyone’s right to gaze on. No matter how beautiful or ugly, slim or fat, tall or short heighted I am but this is me and I have a right to live on as a human being without your stares.

My Passions:
Good writer and a speaker

My Challenges:
Fight with orthodox and conservative mentalities

My Vision for the Future:
A peaceful world for all

My Areas of Expertise:
Human Rights, social issues, politics in Middle East


jacollura's picture

Hello and welcome!

Welcome to the World Pulse community! If you have questions, please read the Getting Started Guide,
I look forward to hearing more from you!
Best wishes,

Y's picture

Welcome,Swaira. The efforts

Welcome,Swaira. The efforts toward dignity in the ways humans treat others is a passion for all of us at World Pulse. We are so happy top add your strong voice to our continually expanding chorus.

You are now a part of a thriving grassroots network of women leaders and supporters from more than 190 countries. See the Getting Started Guide to learn more about networking in our community:

You may like to participate in our current campaign Women Weave the Web, celebrating the use of technology in empowerment efforts:

I look forward to hearing more of your voice in WorldPulse.



swaira chaudhry's picture

Thank you.

Yea. sure it would be great. I should read out the 'guide' fist to know the norms and ethics of World Pulse. Thanks for encouraging remarks :)

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