Tahira Abdullah schools Khalil ur Rehman Qamar on feminism in a TV show
Human rights activist and social worker Tahira Abdullah has become the center of attention on social media after a clip went viral in which she lashed out at Khalil ur Rehman Qamar over feminism in a live talk show.
Hosted by barrister Ehtesham Amir-ud-din, Qamar, Abdullah, and journalist Owais Touheed were having a debate on gender equality, feminism and its impacts on our society.
Tahira Abdullah took this opportunity to school Khalil ur Rehman Qamar over his infamous views on feminism and the definition of a ‘woman’.
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Talking about what feminism really is, Tahira Abdullah said that it is “understanding and believing that women, too, are human beings”. She added that the respect and dignity of a woman are not in the hands of any man to give or take and that she’s born with her rights.
The human rights activist also referred to the Constitution of Pakistan which protects the rights of a woman and says that a woman doesn’t need to ask (beg) a man for her rights.
Listen to what Tahira Abdullah has to say on feminism and gender equality
Tahira Abdullah became the voice of many Pakistanis who don’t agree with Khalil ur Rehman’s views on feminism and call him a ‘misogynist’.
Tahira Abdullah explains feminism to Khalil aur Rehman Qamar.
Oh lord she’s merciless. pic.twitter.com/lLUBOYzJCO
— Tooba Syed ☭ طوبیٰ (@Tooba_Sd) January 19, 2020
— Z O O Y A 🇵🇰 (@Zooyedead) January 20, 2020
Today ladies we are stanning Tahira Abdullah for completely destroying that piece of shit Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar on national TV. ❤️
That woman is everything our society needs!
— ف (@hadhogaye) January 20, 2020
I must confess that the arguments made by Tahira Abdullah were more valid, articulate & authentic.
" My respect and my dignity is not in the hands of any man to give or take." She gave the best definition of feminism i guess.
— Mubashir. (@Sheromalik) January 20, 2020
What Tahira Abdullah did yesterday to Khalil ur Rehman should be taught in school
— Shahbaz Taseer (@ShahbazTaseer) January 20, 2020
Watched the Samaa TV show on the Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar drama themes and was so disappointed by the level of our intellectuals and thinkers. Apart from Tahira Abdullah who shut up KRQ good, the other two male douche bags weren’t able to nail down a known narcissist like KRQ.
— Blue on Blue (@razzblues) January 20, 2020
all it takes is one woman like tahira abdullah to handle and show misogynist man like khalil ur rehman where they belong.
what a lady!!!!!!
— anastipu (@teepusahab) January 20, 2020
I love her #tahiraabdullah (also the concept of humanity & rights that each of us is born with that she talks about. I wish and pray and hope we can apply to this to all human beings.) https://t.co/aTxRdNo7wX
— Zee (@Znb_z) January 20, 2020
Back in October 2019, an interview of Khalil ur Rehman Qamar sparked a controversy on social media in which he had shared his opinion on feminism and gender equality. The writer of Mere Paas Tum Ho had blamed women for ruining another woman’s house.
Calling himself the biggest feminist in Pakistan, Khalil ur Rehman added that women have forgotten their actual rights in the race to become equal to men.
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