Bilquis, the new Queen of Sheba

This Pakistani lawyer is as indomitable and impassioned as the Queen of Sheba, for whom she is named. Bilquis Tahira is engaged on many fronts: she is a writer, feminist and pacifist. She has a Master’s degree in English literature from the University of Punjab and another in Women and Development from Holland, having written a thesis on women and cinema in her country.