Mukhataran Mai, a symbol of resilience, a gender and social activist from South Punjab, has put weight behind Aurat March 2021 and will join the country-wide protest on Monday (today).
An AuratMarch Multan tweet says “she will join us on 8th March at 2pm, for Multan’s Aurat March 2021, Nawanshehr Chowk to Press Club.”
Mukhtaran Mai, a victim of sexual assault in the name of honour in 2002, said in her video message posted on the AuratMarch Multan’s Twitter account “The reason I attend every march is to represent women in rural areas.”
She added that she has stepped out for the rights of women in Pakistan. She has always participated in marches and it’s the International Women’s Day.