ISLAMABAD:(APS)April 7, 2016- Obaid Chinoy efforts is admirable for Women’s rights. Shakeel Anjum, President of the National Press Club expressed these views during the conversation with production team of Documentary film.
He said that documentary film is a unique tool to educate and raise awareness in society for women empower.
He added that Pakistan’s other women should raise voice to their rights.
Earlier, the National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad here on Thursday, released the Oscar Awarded documentary film “A Girl in the River“ on subject of violence against the women in society by famous writer and produced Sharmin obaid- Chinoy.
After show organized by National Press Club (NPC) Islamabad, President NPC Shakeel Anjum and Secretary Imran Ahmed Dhillon has participated with senior journalist, intellectuals and people from different walks of life.
While commenting on theme of the documentary, senior journalists appreciated the efforts of Sharmin Obaid Chinoy to raise the voice against the women violence in the society.
They said that there is need to implement the law against the people, who involved in women violence and also to stop these activities in the future.
After the show, Representative of the production house, owned by Sharmeen, said that the main cause beyond the documentary to expose the people who had involved in this evil.
The representative said before “ we highlighted the different aspect of violence in short documentary to aware the people and to make pressure on the authorities to implement the law of the land against the criminals, who have involved in violence against women.
The story was pasteurizes on the girl, who escaped from her family and get new life after when her family wants to kill her in name of honour.
Sharmeen won in the Best Documentary Short Subject for A Girl in The River in the 88th Academy awards.
The documentary which sheds light on honour killings in Pakistan follows the story of a teenage girl shot in the face by her own family.