When Girls Play

Sabah Khan
Posted August 30, 2018 from India

What about young girls playing is so threatening to the powers that be?  Parcham is a group of young women claiming their right to play, to be seen in a public space, challenging the stereotype of the voiceless, oppressed Muslim woman. 

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Jill Langhus
Aug 31, 2018
Aug 31, 2018

Hi Sabah,

Welcome to World Pulse:-) I love the work that you're doing. What a great idea! Thanks for sharing your post and video. Have you heard of Safecity? Perhaps you could collaborate to strengthen both of your visions: https://www.worldpulse.com/en/community/users/safecity.

Please let us know if you have a website and/or social media pages so that we can like/follow your organization.

Looking forward to seeing more posts from you. Hope you have a great day!

Sabah Khan
Sep 13, 2018
Sep 13, 2018

Thank you so much for the connect!
Our FB page is https://www.facebook.com/Parcham-274697706074624/ for updates. Our webiste URL is www.parchamcollective.org

Jill Langhus
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018

You're welcome:-) Thanks for sharing your FB page and website.

You may want to submit a story about what peace and security mean to you in the current story awards, "The Future of Security Is Women?" There is also a powerful survey corresponding with the story award that you may be interested in filling out regarding global security, too, to get your voice heard as well:
https://www.worldpulse.com/en/voices-rising/story-awards/88510

Thanks, and have a great day!

Sabah Khan
Sep 14, 2018
Sep 14, 2018

Thank you so much Jlanghus for looking out for us. It really means a lot to experience this sisterhood in a virtual space :) I will talk to our group and I hope we will submit a story.
Much love, gratitude and solidarity,
Sabah

Jill Langhus
Sep 15, 2018
Sep 15, 2018

You're very welcome:-)

Looking forward to seeing it.

Thank you:) I hope you have a great day!

Jensine Larsen
Apr 04, 2019
Apr 04, 2019

Dearest Sabah, I just wanted to say a huge CONGRATULATIONS about your recent win!!!! You must be so proud. I know the mountain is tall but you just took a BIG STEP!!!! I hope you are able to post an update about this win to the community as I know sharing these kinds of successes we all celebrate with you!
Congratulations once again, you are unstoppable!