Mahira Khan who initiated to speak against Khalil ur Rehman Qamar’s pungent words for a lady has announced that she will support Aurat March for those who are not able to raise voice for themselves and their rights, she will become their voice and will support Aurat March not for herself but for those who don’t even know about their rights.
She said, “We don’t march for ourselves. We march for those who cannot march for themselves.” The Superstar actor added: “As a privileged woman I march for those who are not in my position, who don’t have the basic rights that I have enjoyed since I was born.”
(I will march for women who are not having the lifestyle and facilities that I have from the day I born)
“Can we then please be careful with the slogans and words we put out? Can we hold placards of the causes we are fighting for, the issues we want resolved, the basic rights and needs of those who suffer because they are either unaware of their rights or they are not given to them.”
She added we need to be careful about the slogans, as these placards should reveal the basic reasons we are struggling for, the problems that need to be abolished, and the fundamental privileges and necessities for those who are even not aware of their rights or not able to raise voice for their rights.
“Can we hold banners of laws we would like to be put into place and those that have harmed women over the years? Don’t we want as many people as possible to understand why we march?” she asked.
Mahira khan asked to hold the banners that show the laws that need to be implemented for the betterment of women.
“Why then must we hold posters that are just there to instigate? We are a country getting used to the idea of equal rights, me too, times up. All of us, as those in a position of power and privilege, should speak a language that a common man would understand.”
She asked, “Is it necessary to hold posters that are just provoking”, we are residents of the country where we believe to practice equality, and those who are powerful and strong should use words that can easily be understood by those whom we are marching for.
She repeated, “We don’t march for ourselves. We march for those who cannot march for themselves.”
Mahira Khan repeated that we have to march for those who are not able to march for them and not for us.