World Comics Network - Pakistan a group who love peace and comics. Yes Comics! You must be thinking what is the connection between peace and comics? The bond between two is the grassroots approach introduced by World Comics to Pakistan. A numbers of activists, students, teachers and artists have already tried this tool called Grassroots Comics in
Friday, May 20, 2011
World Comics Network - Pakistan conducted a 4 day grassroots comics workshop at the Panah shelter home from 15 - 18 March in Karachi. Around 30 homeless women living in the shelter home participated in the workshop most of them being illiterate. Wall poster comics were made on their personal life stories which included issues like early marriages, child labour, forced marriages, child abuse and divorces. The workshop was conducted by Nida Shams, Azmeena Alidina and a new set of trainers including Tehmina Qureshi, Sidra Ghufran, Nasrah Rabab and Basma Siddiqui .