Following in the footsteps of Eman Suleman, Generation and Saima Bargefrede, now Meesha Shafi, Jamshed Mahmood and Fatima Nasir have also opted out of the Lux Style Awards in solidarity with harassment survivors.
Meesha Shafi took to Twitter to announce her decision to withdraw from the LSA.
— MEESHA SHAFI (@itsmeeshashafi) April 23, 2019
Film-maker Jamshed Mahmood who produced Pakistani film ‘Moor’ also withrdrew from his nomination at the LSA in retaliation to the Lux Style Awards nominating an accused sexual harasser this year. He also left his previously won LSA trophies outside his home on the streets,
— jami (@jamiazaad) April 24, 2019
Make-up artist Fatima Nasir wrote in Facebook post,”I stand in solidarity with those who have withdrawn from the awards before me and we need to keep raising our voice against sexual harassment until the industry, and the world, is a safe place for women to work.”
So far six nominees have disassociated themselves from the Lux Style Awards this year to stand again against harassment!