Publisher: IWP, Pakistan
Soft Launch: 30th March, 2018
Book Launch: January, 2019
Sewegap Women & Leaders of Pakistan’ -The Book, is based on the work of Ammara Farooq Malik, a seasoned social entrepreneur, lawyer, policy and development consultant with over 20 years of experience, in various fields in Pakistan, U.A.E., Turkey and the US.
The book is based on her experiences of interaction with underprivileged women in South Punjab; with her engagements with professional women in policy dialogues ranging from education, corporate governance, development, social entrepreneurship, climate change and law to disability in Lahore and Islamabad.
It connects her experiences as a former law professor to young law students, as a teacher, mentor and head at university; her connecting with young teachers teaching underprivileged children and also with women heads of organizations and universities breaking the glass ceiling in Pakistan, US, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Iraq and Afghanistan.
She Co-Founded the Sewegap Women Empowerment Program that piloted various kinds of interventions for women empowerment with Zahra Wyne in 2013.
The book is largely covering the events of these interventions from 2013-2018 in the form of reports, editorial articles and true stories with a section dedicated to celebrating exceptional women of Pakistan.