Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari has doubled down on her view that men’s entry to public spaces needs to be controlled. She had earlier tweeted after filmmaker and journalist Sabin Agha had recounted her own experience of harrassment in a public space. Agha had stated that around 100 men had attacked her in a manner similar to the recent incident at Minar-e-Pakistan.
As a debate grows across Pakistan on how to make public spaces safer for women, Bakhtawar Bhutto Zardari joins prominent voices who weighed in on the matter. She earlier tweeted:
Thereafter, as discussion on social media intensified, the daughter of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto and former President Asif Ali Zardari emphasized in a further tweet that she stood by her position. She further clarified: