The Misconception of People Across the world that Women in Pakistan are FAR Behind than Men Severely Broken by wonderful Women Like Manmeet Kaur. Sikh Community in Pakistan always plays its massive role in bringing Unity and Harmony amongst Interfaith Communities. Manmeet Kaur is a Prime Example of that. Pakistan’s First Female Sikh Journalist Manmeet Kaur Nominated for UK Award.
Manmeet is first Pakistani Female Sikh reporter. The Lady has worked Tooth and Nail to highlight issues and problems faced by the Sikh Community Living in her area. Her work and resilience show her will to ensure solidarity and peace amongst interfaith communities.
Meet First Pakistani Female Sikh Journalist
Manmeet Kaur is from Peshawar. The Lady is a Postgraduate in social Sciences from Jinnah College for Women. Being a journalist, she wanted to highlight the issues faced by the Sikh Community living in Peshawar. She has always been struggling to ensure unity and harmony amongst different communities residing in Peshawar.
Sikhs have been residing in Peshawar for almost two hundred and fifty years with many ensuing small businesses pertaining to clothing stores, pharmacies and utilities. Many of the Sikh People are battling Illiteracy. There’s Huge Scarcity if University Education among Women of Sikh Community. However, Manmeet Stood against all odds and Became a Journalist.
In her interview, she expressed her resilient story:
She says. “When I first started pursuing my dream, my family dissuaded me. They were unsure of sending me to uncharted territory. No one in my family was a part of the media, and for a woman to take that leap was unheard of.”
1st #Sikh woman Journalist from Peshawar,#ManmeetKaur selected for UK TSG award
am glad because while working with #Minority women i found that #Pashtun Sikhs are as patriarchal as other Pashtun tribes & its very hard for women to leave home & work.https://t.co/kxTlAREr8X
— Shahida Shah (@sshahkk) May 5, 2020
Pakistan’s First Female Sikh Journalist Manmeet Kaur Nominated for UK Award
Recently, Manmeet Kaur has been nominated for a prestigious award by the Sikh group in the United Kingdom. She said 100 people from around the world have been nominated in the first phase and some of them will be shortlisted for the award.
The Sikh Group which is Organizing the Award is a Global Organization that Awards People from Sikh Religion Across the World. Indian Famous Singer Ammy Virk and Gaurav Randhawa have also been Nominated along with her for the award.
It Certainly a Huge Achievement for both the Manmeet and Pakistan!