International Women’s Day which was celebrated across the globe caught some bad air in Pakistan. In connection to this day, a walk named as the “Aurat march” was conducted in multiple cities of the country. This walk though took place peacefully but sparked outrage as soon as its pictures hit the internet. The social media was flooded with itsRead More
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