Nafisa Shah bashes Imran Khan for his misogynistic comments

Nafisa Shah, the information secretary of Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) bashed Prime Minister Imran Khan for using misogynistic remarks about PPP Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari. She further asked the male parliamentarians to not let this issue go without proper clarification, thinking that it is just an issue related to women.

PM Imran Khan called Bilawal, “Sahiba” (Miss), while addressing a gathering in South Waziristan.

Today the female MNAs gathered around the dais of the speaker during the National Assembly session and raised their concerns over the PM’s comments.

Nafisa Shah, who addressed the Lower House today, strongly condemned the misogynistic remarks made by the premier at the public gathering yesterday and said that if he did not take them back, she would be forced to say that he is not her prime minister.

Nafisa Shah addressed the Lower House today and condemned the remarks made by the PM. She said, “If he did not take them back, I would be forced to say that he is not her prime minister.”

She further said, “Calling Bilawal sahiba does not amount to humiliation or an insult of his character, caste or party, and noted that the reactions the premier’s misogynistic remarks sparked on social media were not from the PPP or its workers, but from sensible segments of society.”

Shah also said that the female MNAs have decided that we would not allow anyone to play politics when it comes to women’s issues and they have further decided to support each other on such sensitive issues.

“This humiliation, misogyny, and hatred are not against the PPP or Bilawal,” she pointed out. “This is a reflection of misogynistic thinking.”

She asserted that an attempt to demean Bilawal by using feminine salutations is an insult for the women of Pakistan and the cultural values of the country.

Dr Shah questioned, “This respect is a part of our core values, and I ask those from the tribal areas: Is it not in the core values that you respect women?”

Shah also said that it was an embarrassment to the post of prime minister.

She added that the explanations issued after the premier’s remarks were also sad and called a “slip of [the] tongue”.

“How many slips of tongues will you have?” she asked.


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