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Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy sheds light on the rights of women in ‘Nikahnama’

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Releasing the latest video of the Aagahi series — a public service campaign by SOC films aimed at informing and educating women in Pakistan about their legal rights, two-time Oscar-winning filmmaker, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy has now shared a 3-minute film explaining the rights that may be given to the bride via the ‘Nikahnama‘.

Renowned actor and representative of women empowerment, Aamina Sheikh has lent her voice for the campaign which further creates a powerful impact.

Marriage is not only a social or religious matter but also a legal concern, and similar to any other legal affair, it is important to know the legalities regarding a marriage contract that is a ‘Nikahnama’.

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Many women are unaware of their rights and this documentary answers many questions regarding what is given in the Mehr, the right of divorce (Talaq), and even the right to a predetermined monetary allowance the husband gives his wife every month, etc.

The video includes contact information for various helplines, counseling services, and legal support services available to people who may have questions regarding the matter.

Have a look:

Know Your Nikahnama نکاح نامہ کو جانیئے

Watch this short film to learn about the Nikahnama. This 3 minute film explains the rights that may be conferred to the bride via the Nikahnama: what is given in the Mehr, the right of divorce (Talak), and even the right to a predetermined monetary allowance the husband gives his wife every month, etc. The video includes contact information for various helplines, counseling services, and legal support services available to people who may have questions about their Nikahnama. Aagahi is a public service campaign by SOC films aimed at informing women in Pakistan about their legal rights. These films are available free of cost to all media outlets for distribution across Pakistan.We thank Aamina Sheikh for graciously lending her voice for the campaign as well as the Womens Action Forum Karachi Chapter for their support and guidance with this project.Voice over Artist: Aamina SheikhArt Director: Kulsum EbrahimAssociate Producer: Maheen JamStory & Research: Sualeha Qureshi, Hani Taha, Asiya Jawed, Nahal Ghaffar Sound Design and Recording: Sameer KhanLogo Design: Noor Euceph#aagahi #knowyourrights #womensrights #citizensrights #pakistan #fir #khatoon #womensactionforum #SOCFilms #socfilmsanimation #2Danimation #infographics #breakthesilence #tothegirls #yesallwomen #pakistaniat #urduposts #animateforpakistan #animateforchange #humanity #storiesthatmatter #nikahnama #knowyournikahnama Rozan CareForHealth Legal Aid Society Lo Bono Law

Gepostet von Sharmeen Obaid am Montag, 29. Oktober 2018

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