AHORE: Shehrbano Taseer, a daughter of the former governor of Punjab, Salmaan Taseer, has been included in a list of 150 fearless women.
Also featuring German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Hollywood actress Angeline Jolie, the list, compiled by The Daily Beast, credits women who have made remarkable efforts for social betterment in their respective countries. Writing about Shehrbano, The Beast notes, “After Salmaan Taseer… was assassinated by his own guard in January 2011, his daughter emerged to carry on his quest for a progressive and secular Pakistan. Shehrbano Taseer… has been braving death threats. Despite the danger, Taseer is determined to eliminate the country’s strict blasphemy laws which are often invoked to execute religious minorities.”