Mahnoor Mahar

Mahnoor Mahar

Communications Support Officer - External Affairs

Mahnoor Mahar’s recent work

Past Event

This Stained Dawn: feminist documentary and director Q&A

An International Women’s Day film screening of 'This Stained Dawn', a documentary film about the build up to the 2020 Aurat March (women’s march) in Pakistan. The screening will be followed by a question and answer session with the globally acclaimed film director and producer Anam...

5 March 2024


International Women’s Day at IDS: Defending gender justice

In recent years, there has been a global shift in the fight for women’s rights and gender justice – from the overturning of Roe v Wade, the introduction of the Anti-homosexuality Act 2023 in Uganda, the revocation of transgender rights to self-identification in Pakistan, stricter hijab...

23 February 2024


Democracy on trial: Pakistan elections 2024

The Pakistan general elections come at a pivotal time, with the country facing one of its worst-ever economic crises, record-high inflation, tensions with three out of four of its neighbours (Iran, Afghanistan and India) and another ousted ex-prime minister behind bars. In its 76-year...

7 February 2024


Inadequate cooling infrastructure and the risks of heat stress

Extreme heatwaves have hit countries around the world in the past few weeks including those in Southern Europe, the USA and China, where a temperature of 52 degrees was recorded. In the UK the Met Office reported that the record breaking 40 degree temperatures experienced in 2022 will become...

3 August 2023