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This Weekend in Karachi: Discuss and Progress

This weekend in Karachi offers you the unique opportunity to engage with the city and its denizens in a productive and enlightening manner. Several panel discussions and workshops are lined up, offering fun and education. Check it out:

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Shanakht

Daastan uses literature and story-telling to bring people from diverse backgrounds together for a greater cause. This weekend they’ve collaborated with USIP, Communita-Pakistan, Words & Metaphors and Outcast Magazine. The event is a panel discussion around the narratives like tolerance, gender identities and inculcating social pluralism in Pakistan through storytelling.

P.S. Register here

2

Period.

On the occasion of International Menstrual Hygiene Day, HER Pakistan is hosting a #WD2019 Satellite Event to celebrate #ThePowerOf Menstruation. The Oscar-winning “Period. End of Sentence.” explores the deeply rooted stigma around menstruation. Let’s share experiences and ideas to create a safe and healthy place for Pakistani girls to menstruate with confidence and dignity.

P.S. The event is open to all but you are encouraged to donate

3

KaravaneKarachi

Heritage Foundation of Pakistan is embarking on scientific cleaning of facades of Karachi’s historic buildings. Architect Yasmeen Lari will demonstrate the method for gentle scientific cleaning of Karachi’s beautiful buff colored stone to heritage volunteers. The occasion provides an opportunity for all Karachiites to participate in taking care of our heritage

P.S. Volunteer now!

4

Bas Ek Piyali Chai

Bas Ek Piyali Chai is a narrative journey of a tea-seller, Ghulam Raees who reminisces the good old days when he used to work at Ahmedeen’s tea shop on a busy street of town. Join the screening, followed by a moderated panel discussion with the producer, Ali Jaura and director, Muhammad Belaal. Meet the filmmakers and take part in the session over a refreshing drink and snacks as they talk about the making of the film, the concept, characters and more.

P.S. Register to attend, no walk-ins

5

#WorkingMothers

The one-day seminar on Gender Employment Gap And The Rise Of Working Mothers is designed to promote and embrace Working Mothers of the nation. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are invited to share their opinions, stories, and journeys. 

P.S. The event is open to all

This weekend in Karachi sounds enriching, don’t miss out.

Purnea depends on a steady supply of positive affirmations and berry flavored tea in order to continue functioning as an upstanding member of society. An amateur dance-battle enthusiast, she's a woman of many talents, overshadowed only by her mysterious aura. When she's not busy over-analyzing every social interaction she's had over the past 22 years she enjoys curating memes and scrapping sub-par content.

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