Defying the General
Women’s Action Forum in the 1980s
Background: Screened at Voices Breaking Boundaries in Houston, Texas, USA. A work on the politics of resistance, this segment is a part of a larger series made using archival interviews of the political leaders of Pakistan.
Duration: 8 minutes
Synopsis: This segment is based on interviews of activists who led the women’s movement against anti-women laws and policies during the military rule of General Zia-ul-Huq.