Mukhtaran Mai, a gang-rape survivor and a figure of women empowerment in Pakistan, is set to walk the ramp for designer Rozina Munib at Fashion Pakistan Week 2016.
According to a PR representative, the purpose of making Mukhtaran Mai walk the ramp is to raise awareness about taboos associated with women in our society. At-large the purpose is to support women empowerment in Pakistan.
Mukhtaran Mai is an outspoken advocate for women’s rights and she started the Mukhtar Mai Welfare Organisation to support and impart education to the women and girls of Pakistan. She’s also a recipient of North-South Prize from the Council of Europe.