Category: stories

Stories of Change: Shan Bibi Says Early Age Marriages Must End

by Tehreem Azeem

Forty-five-year-old Shan Bibi belongs to Ghora Khela village of district Swat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan. She got married at a very young age. According to the customs of the area, it was not an unusual thing to happen. Her husband was not very welcoming towards her and treated her badly. She tried her…



How A Financial Management Training Helped These Women To Change Their Lives

by Tehreem Azeem

Sixty-five-year-old Naseem Bibi runs a grocery shop inside her house in a village near Hyderabad, Sindh. She opened this shop a year ago after attending Financial Management Training (FMT) organized by Shirkat Gah – Women’s Resource Centre as part of its project ‘Drivers of Change’. ‘Now, I buy my medicines myself. I do not have…