Parveen Bibi\’s story: Selling for money and then forced marriage

Parveen was a divorced lady from Faisal Abad, having a boy from her first marriage. She was sold at the age of 28 years and sent to South Punjab. She was uneducated and unskilled.. One of her family members dodged her in the name of earning money in some other city . She was forced to marry the man who purchased her for 60, 000 rupees . She was forced to remain locked at home. She was not allowed to go out in the village. She was not allowed to meet other women. She gave birth to two girls. She spent her youth in a lurch and away from her family. Her son was in Faisal Abad, to whom she was not allowed to meet. In 2010 , her time changed with the arrival of flood . The whole village was collapsed. Different organizations arrived to help the people there. They gathered women there, to help and restore their lifestyles and help them financially. They conducted awareness and self growth training for them, So Parveen husband was forced to give permission to her to be involved in those sessions because he had his own financial interest. She was awarded animals to earn her livelihood. The crisis brought out an opportunity for her, she reshaped herself, she became confident, she started mobilizing people, she became a community leader and started changing behaviours of her locality. So her contribution makes women more empowered and independent.

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national and International Awards in Filmmaking

Biography Naseer Ahmed Rind was born in Dhadhar, Balochistan. He spends his childhood in Mastung and then shifted to Quetta in 1998. He completed his education in BA from the University of Balochistan, and also a graduate of IDSP and Azad films Pakistan 2014 BATCH, Holds lots of national and international diplomas in film and arts. In the interview, he said that his family is the primary inspiration for him as they were not educated but still, they moved to Quetta for his higher education. The decision of his parents made him at the point where he always wanted to be. The passion of films and dramas are in his blood since the school days. He used to watch movies and dramas daily. Career He joined PTV Quetta Center and worked as an Assistant Director in a PTV drama serial Sanwary. After that, the door of opportunities opened in his life. He got a film-making scholarship from IDSP and properly studied about three stages of film-making at Karachi with Azad films Pakistan. He also got the opportunity to be in the American Film Showcase with Hollywood Director Andy Marking and Martha Mitchel with the help of Jamal Shah, and director of Pakistani Film Moor and Operation 021 Jami Azad Films. For updating more creativity and improvements in his skills, he started working for many TV dramas and private projects. He also made some short films for national and international short film festivals. One of his animated short films officially selected in 5 international film festivals, and an official selection in the Pakistan Calling film Festival. He is the First Animated film-maker from Quetta who won the NAB film festival, and so many national and international official sections such as Ozark international film festival. America film festival screened his Short film in AMC theaters Hollywood in 2017. He is Also running a private film production and agency Pawaal Films Company in Quetta to motivate the youth of Balochistan towards film-making. Scored 3rd position in Kay2 all Pakistan Short film festival. 1st Position in ISPR NASFF Nation Film Festival

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Parveen Bibi\’s story: Selling for money and then forced marriage

Parveen was a divorced lady from Faisal Abad, having a boy from her first marriage. She was sold at the age of 28 years and sent to South Punjab. She was uneducated and unskilled.. One of her family members dodged her in the name of earning money in some other city . She was forced to marry the man who purchased her for 60, 000 rupees . She was forced to remain locked at home. She was not allowed to go out in the village. She was not allowed to meet other women. She gave birth to two girls. She spent her youth in a lurch and away from her family. Her son was in Faisal Abad, to whom she was not allowed to meet. In 2010 , her time changed with the arrival of flood . The whole village was collapsed. Different organizations arrived to help the people there. They gathered women there, to help and restore their lifestyles and help them financially. They conducted awareness and self growth training for them, So Parveen husband was forced to give permission to her to be involved in those sessions because he had his own financial interest. She was awarded animals to earn her livelihood. The crisis brought out an opportunity for her, she reshaped herself, she became confident, she started mobilizing people, she became a community leader and started changing behaviours of her locality. So her contribution makes women more empowered and independent.

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