BBC Interview 

Supreme Court Jirga Directive

Chotti khaber bari baat

Jirga (Saleem Safi) Part 1 

Jirga (Saleem Safi) Part 2

Vanni Report

Capital Talk – 6 November 2008

Capital Talk on Thursday, September 01, 2011

Capital Talk – 29th March 2013

Of the Record-17th March 2014

Awaam – 15th March 2014 on Capital Tv

Capital Talk – 24th November 2011

Women Leading Change in Transitioning Societies 

Azme Alishan – 17th November 2012 

Azme Alishan – 18th November 2012

Azme Alishan – 24th November 2012

Mujhe Insaaf Chahiye (1st April 2014) 1 Joray Kay Sangsaar Honay Ka Qissa 

 Ab Kya Hoga – 9th December 2012


TNM episode 5 swara vanni

Global Ambassadors Program Overview 

Capital Talk – 29th March 2013 

CNBC Pakistan Aaj Raat – Itni Taizi Say Barhti Howi Abad Pakistan 6th Number per -10th Dec 2013



Top Story Dunya News 15 jan 2014

Anthropological activism in Pakistan with lullabies 


Daughters bear the cost of Pakistan’s family feuds

Twin cities mark Int’l Women’s Day 

National Commission on the Status of Women

What We Do


Panelists Suggest Cultural Solutions In Pakistan 


Ready to document

Jirga with Samar Minallah

Samar Minallah Khan – Pashtun Crusader with a Camera

SAFES Festival of Films 2013

Festival of Cinema for Change – Addressing Violence Against Women

Culturally-Based Approaches to Peacebuilding in Pakistan

Women’s day special: Pakistan 

Swara: The Horrors Of Marrying Off Young Girls In Pakistan To

Older Men To Settle Debts And Disputes

Underage Marriage in Pakistan 

Rise and Fall of Pakistani Cinema 

In Pakistan, ancient and modern justice collide 

17 booked for giving minor girl in vani  

Filmmaker exposes flaws of forced marriages to raise awareness and improve discourse

A Lullaby for you, my daughter

Video song on importance of girl education being launched 

Being Malala Yousafzai’s Dad

Taliban Gun Down Girl Who Spoke Up for Rights

The Girl Who Changed Pakistan: Malala Yousafzai

The Other Girls on the Bus: How Malala’s Classmates Are Carrying On

Rich tributes paid to Malala

New UN plan to get girls in school boosted by Malala’s father

Malala’s Forgotten Sisters

I Have A Dream by Samar Minallah Khan

I Have a Dream documentary launched

A Pakistan Patchwork Evening with Samar Minallah

A Threat to Honour

Activists, legal experts lament Pakistani girls still pawns in inter-family feuds

Articles by Samar Minallah

Bartering Innocence For Honour

Biased unbiased The parallel justice system in rural Pakistan  a close scrutiny

Bride for Sale

Civil society demands end to jirgas role in deciding cases

Civil society urges CJ to constitute larger bench

Cleric among six held in Mansehra vani case

Court intervenes  Police registers FIR against 59 people for holding jirga

Different aspects of forced marriages highlighted

Documentary fills audience with the colour of hope

Even if I am unable to make a living I will not let my wife work

Father of gang raped 5 year old demands justice as case sparks protests across Pakistan

Film festival FiLums 2011 promises to be bigger and better

Filmmaker by cause

FiLUMS 2012  driving a cinematic revival

Govt urged to ban pervasive child domestic labour

International Womens Day The clause less talked about

Jirga justice Widow gang raped on orders of Muzaffargarh panchayat

Pakistan working for Womens empowerment Sherry

Pakistani court sends six to jail for practising Swara

Pashtun Personality of the Week Samar Minallah Khan the Crusader with a Camera

Powerful or Powerless

Profile Documentary Filmmaker Samar Minallah Khan

Shatter dreams Robbing childhoods and calling it charity

Tribal decisions SC declares jirgas unconstitutional

Unheard voices of child domestic servants 

Uprooting culturally sanctioned forms of violence Samar Minallah sees hope

Pakistan works to prevent compensation marriage and other forms of violence against women

Interview with Valerie Khan Yusufzai, Chairperson of Acid Survivors Foundation Pakistan

Ambulance of Hope to sensitise communities about relevant laws

Re opening of acid victim Fakhras case demanded

Documentaries make social change happen

Pakistan Violence Death Stalk Child Domestic Help

Women of Substance (Motherhood)

Wazir Bacha The Silver Lining

Activists discuss role of women in securing peace in South Asia

Alternative Media In Pakistan PDF

Childrens Literature Festival Schooling away from schools

Every child deserves the opportunity to go to school

Human Security Roundtable Comparing Terms & Institutionalization

Internally Displaced People

Jalozai IDP camp car bomb kills at least 17

Judiciary as a catalyst for social change

Lauding the battle hardy women of Pakistan

Peace unattainable without inclusion of women

Spreading social awareness through documentaries

The battle for survival of civilization Malala Yousafzai

The education Way to school is way to go

Thousands throng Islamabad Literature Festival

Women accelerating peace betting their communities

Land of a thousand colours highlights healing power of culture

Police ordered to stop vani swara cases

Samar Minallah Khan Global leadership Awards

Vital Voices 2012 Fern Holland Award  Samar Minallah Khan

Vital Voices Global Partnership honors female leaders

Culturally Based Approaches to Peacebuilding in Pakistan

Documentaries make social change happen 

Film Screening June 11  Pakistani Films for Social Change  

New UN plan to get girls in school boosted by Malalas father

On Leadership Pakistani activist and documentarian Samar Minallah Khan 

Prestigious Award Wins By Filmmaker Samar Minallah

Resource Kit on Promoting Culture of Peace through Cultural Heritage

Rich tributes paid to Malala

SAARC workshop Spreading social awareness through documentaries

Samar Minallah wikipedia

Video Link Reviving Crafts Reviving Hope

Women Who Rock the World Activists Gather for Vital Voices Awards

Zarsanga  Voice Behind the Veil  Samar Minallah

Posts Tagged samar

Events CalendarSpeaking in Gods Name Re examining Gender in Islam

Where The Heart Lies

Froebels International School Competition

Islamabad Literature Festival Caravan of literati and artists arrives in the capital

Samar Minallah Debuts New Documentary Land of a Thousand Colors

Samar Minallah Khan

Guest Speakers List

About Samar

Human Rights vs Cultural Rights 


Samar Minallah Khan

Samar Minallah Khan Program Advisor

Ethiopian Descent student Beemnet Kebede wins grant to help fellow immigrants

I am a proud South Asian South Asian Youth Conference 2012

Afzal Khan Lala says Swati girl was flogged publicly

Dear Samar Minallah

Abolishing Sang Chatti Pakistan works to prevent compensation marriage and other forms of violence against women

Ancient modern justice runs parallel in Pakistan

We Need More Outrage Against Vani in Pakistan

Cinema for Change  Addressing Violence Against Women

DEATH PENALTY Swara Killings in Pakistan Continue

How justice works in Pakistans tribal areas and beyond

In Pakistan ancient and modern justice collide

Pakistan Enslaved by tradition

Supremecourt HR Cases

Samar Minallah premiers The Dark Side of Migration

Advocacy Vital Voices Affirmations 

From the Book Quotes from Women Leading Change

Samar Minallah Khan Shaista Mahmood Alyse Nelson Vital Voices Book Party

Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards 2012

Vital Voices Samar Minallah Khan Presented with the Fern Holland Award

Women Honored as Defenders of Democracy Human Rights

Women Who Rock the World Activists Gather for Vital Voices Awards by Abigail Pesta

Filmmaker Samar Minallah wins prestigious award

Malala Day Paying tribute to teen icon

The battle for survival of civilization Malala Yousafzai


Wazir Bacha (HIV)

Web Gallery students fieldwork in Pakistan 2010

Women, we love you!

South Asian women in peacemaking

Swara—a bridge over troubled waters

Study Report Child Marriage in Pakistan 

Toolkit Compensation Marriages Posters

Challenging convention one frame

A thankless job Domestic helpers denied basic rights

In the nick of time Girl rescued from being given into swara

Rape Victim Finds Supporters Abroad, But Not In Pakistan’s Courtrooms

Swara Swats child brides married off for honour

In village Sarbanda Matta Swat jirga members have been arrested for forcing two minor girls into Swara marriage

Another Swara case surfaced in Swat valley

Honour killing Husband guns down wife for filing divorce papers

Swara case Police arrest jirga members for child marriage

Another swara case Two arrested for ordering six year old girls marriage

Pakistani court sends six to jail for practising Swara

Vani A disgrace for innocent women

Cleric among six held in Mansehra vani case

Even if I’m unable to make a living I will not let my wife work

The Pakistani servant girl tortured to death

Documentary screening There is a way out of forced marriages says activist

Documenting child domestic helpers and their big dreams

Activists discuss role of women in securing peace in South Asia

Events Calendar Speaking in Gods Name Re examining Gender in Islam

Speek up get Shot (The Express Tribune  09-05-2014)

Speak up, get shot Killing of rights defender condemned

Hazara girl`s tortured body found (Dawn 08-11-2014)

Civil society protests against Christian couple’s killing  (The News 08-11-2014)

Documentary workshop Media students urged to highlight social issues (The Express Tribune 01-12-2014)

Swara case Jirga members arrested for forcing child to marry (The Express Tribune 04-12-2014)

Nine arrested in swara case (Dawn News 05-12-2014)