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Hilda SaeedPakistan.

Hilda Saeed is a Pakistani activist and freelance journalist. She is currently the chair of Shirkat Gah, a Lahore based Women's Resource Center. Hilda worked to support women subjected to forced marriages and to prevent honour killings in Pakistan. She is the founding member of the Women's Action Forum (WAF) and Pakistan Reproductive Health Network. She worked as a medical researcher, forensic serologist, and also as a journalist. Hilda has represented Pakistan on several international forums. She was also a member of Health, Empowerment, Rights & Accountability (HERA), an association of women health activists.  

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Sheema Karmani, Pakistan.

Sheema Kermani is a Pakistani social activist, and an exponent of Bharatanatyam dance. She is the founder of Tehrik-e-Niswan, that works to reduce domestic violence & promotes peacebuilding. Sheema is an Independent Arts Professional and performs to promote peace. Her performance at the Sehwan Sharif after the barbaric suicide attack and at the Faiz Aman Mela, Lahore were everlasting tributes. She is an active member for the Women’s Movement and the other peace movements in Pakistan and South Asia.

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