Rana Sanaullah And Abid Sher Ali Get Slammed on Twitter for Misogynistic Remarks

Opting for a derogatory and misogynistic approach towards women in the Pakistani society is nothing new. However, what is new is how many people are waking up to address the issue upfront and call out and slam those who still think it is okay to demean women openly in whatever way they like.

For those who are up to date with or involved in the Pakistani political world, they will know that misogyny is widespread. What is interesting is, however, and judging by how Twitter has bashed PML-N leaders Rana Sanaullah and Abid Sher Ali’s recent sexist remarks, people clearly have had enough.

On Sunday, in a press conference, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah passed the following remarks about the women who attended the PTI jalsaat Minar-e-Pakistan: “The women who attended the rally were not from honourable families because their dance moves implied where they had actually come from.”

Also on Sunday, while recounting the April 27 brawl during the budget speech at the Parliament House, Minister of State for Power Abid Sher Ali shared his derogatory response to PTI whip Shireen Mazari when she asked him to keep the distance and not to touch her.

People are obviously furious and here’s what they have been saying: