The Chain Breaker

The Chain Breaker

Media Category: TV
Media Organization: Pakhtunkhwa Radio Mardan
By: Muhammad Waseem

Sameer challenged the “no inheritance policy” which is considered taboo in his area (Mandanni, Charsadda). When women ask for the right her family member do social boycott her. Sameer stood firm and despite all those hurdles he asked for his mother right and now fighting with his paternal uncles through legal procedure. The story ” The Chain Breaker” was the first attemp by any of Journalist in the entire Pakistan to report on it. I made documentary film on the topic for the first time for “Girls Impact the World Film Festival 2020” and it has won first prize in the category of Stand Up Men. After winning first prize the issue has been highlited by International, national and regional media, such as Arab News, VOA Pashto, DW Urdu, 24 News, 92 News, Daily Shahbaz, Radio TNN and Radio Paigham Mardan.