Pakistan has had a fair share of luck in regards to the powerful women it has been a home to. From strong-willed politicians like Benazir Bhutto to creative artistes of the highest repertoire like Noor Jehan, it has been the countless collective efforts of iconic ladies who have shaped the country we live in today and due to whom we can happily celebrate a milestone like the International Womenâ€™s Day.
Paying homage to the women who have changed the status-quo with their accomplishments, we look at 12 contemporary female icons of Pakistanâ€¦
Samina Baig â€“ First Pakistani woman to climb Mount Everest
Tired, cold, hungry and roughly 800 feet from Mt. Everest's summit, Samina Baig had only one thought in mind, and that...