Fatima Jinnah & Benazir Bhutto: Initial Saga of Painful Birth of Pakistan’s Feminine Politics


  • Ushna Tariq Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan
  • Rajia Tariq Institute of Southern Punjab, Multan




women emancipation, empowerment, political deterioration, religious misinterpretation, male dominance, misogynist


Women’s political participation is a fundamental prerequisite for the assurance of Gender Equality and Genuine goodwill of Democracy. No nation can rise to the height of glory without the participation of their women into legal, political, socio-economic and decision making process of household to public life. Gender-sensitive Governance has been achieved all over the Globe to some extent but struggle is still on its way and it needs much encroachment. Previously, women who partook in electoral campaigns or political uplifting of other women were docketed as deteriorated women by misogynist portions. This article is based on the struggle of two most Empowered Ladies of Pakistan, Miss Fatima Jinnah and Benazir Bhutto for the refurbishment of democracy, women emancipation and equitable and inclusive governance of women. Though, they both faced a lot of backlash, but still they marked a difference among those people for the sake of their women.