Graphic Stories: Fatima Jinnah
Fatima Jinnah was a dental surgeon, biographer, stateswoman and one of the leading founders of Pakistan. She devoted her life to her elder brother Quaid-e-Azam Mohammed Ali Jinnah. After the creation of Pakistan she played a significant role in the settlement of migrants. Later, after Quaid-e-Azam’s death she played an active role in Pakistan’s politics. In recognition of her services she is called Madare-Millat and Khatoon-e-Pakistan.
Rumana Husain is a writer, illustrator, and a freelance contributor to national dailies and magazines. She has been an innovative school head and teacher-trainer. She is an Honorary Director on the Board of the Children’s Literature Festival (CLF), Honorary General Secretary of the Karachi Conference Foundation, and Founding Member of the ‘I am Karachi’ Society. She has written and illustrated over 60 children’s books and developed many teachers’ manuals. She won the 4th UBL-Jang Literary Excellence Award for Dr Akhter Hameed Khan which is a part of this graphic stories series.
Amina Azfar is a freelance editor, translator, and renowned author of children’s books in English and Urdu. She received the Mohammad Hasan Askari Award for the best translation work from the Pakistan Academy of Letters.