KARACHI: Women in major cities of Pakistan had come out to carry out Aurat March to observe International Women’s Day on March 8.
However, men have now decided to carry out Mard March in reaction to slogans raised against men at Aurat march at the same Frere Hall in Karachi on March 24.
Several posters for Mard March are being shared on social media.
People are giving mixed reviews over this reaction by men. Some people think that this will further divide the men and women in society while others are supporting the march to highlight the issues of men.
The Aurat March was aimed at raising awareness about women issues and to shun patriarchy in the country.
Women held placards and posters carrying various ‘feminist’ slogans. These included slogans about consent, domestic abuse and discriminatory attitude towards women.
As the pictures of these posters went viral on social media, it got a mixed reaction.
Some people supported the slogans raised at Aurat march while others deemed them unnecessary.