Justice Retired Nasira Javed Iqbal – daughter-in-law of Allama Iqbal – could very well be Pakistan’s next president. This is an exciting concept for many, considering her education, poise, and also considering what having a female president for the first time would mean for the country in terms of progress towards liberalism. Here are 7 things you should know about your would-be president:In 2009,
Nasira Javed Iqbal won the by-election against Shahid Bilal Hassan organised by the Punjab Bar Council. She claimed one of her first agendas would be launching a campaign against Musharraf.
Nasira Iqbal has more than once proved that she wants what’s best for the women of Pakistan – and she will work for it. She drafted a bill to prevent domestic violence against
women in 2008 and amended legalities that hampered women’s rights to own land.She is known for her humanitarianism – this includes securing the health and welfare of children,,,