Placards at Aurat March tell stories of abuse, suffering, torture, neglect, discrimination, sexism and misogyny. While participants bring their haunting experiences forward, they also gather to celebrate the ones that are resilient, brave and most importantly, alive to fight patriarchy. Cotton sarees, neon glittery eye makeup, colourful pants, chooriyan, crochet bags, floral garlands, cultural dresses, printed t-shirts, and animated posters were amongst the aesthetics of Aurat March Karachi this year. Hailing from the deserts of Tharparker, Hamraj Singh, a recent graduate of IBA held a placard for the young widows of Tharparker. Talking about how he’s a regular attendee of the march, he told The Express Tribune, "We're in 100% solidarity with women.
Source: The Express Tribune March 14, 2023 20:11 UTC