Mushaal Hussein Mullick
Mushaal Hussein Mullick is the Chairperson of Peace and Culture organisation an NGO that works for Global Peace and Harmony. It also campaigns for a peaceful settlement of the Kashmir Conflict and its main objective is to support all kinds of peace and nonviolent activities around the world. Born in Lahore and brought up in Islamabad, Mushaal is the scion of an intellectual family and is driven by a passion for art and philanthropy. Her late father was the internationally renowned economist, Professor M.A. Hussein Mullick; her mother, Rehana, is currently the vice chairperson Peace and Culture organisation and is a strong advocate of women rights, she is also the former secretary general, women’s wing, PML. Her husband Mohammad Yasin Malik is a world-renowned liberation leader and chairman of the Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front and is currently incarcerated in a death cell in Tihar Jail. They have a 7-year-old daughter Raziyah Sultana.
An avid painter she sells her artwork for charity to aid women development (particularly the widows and orphans of Kashmir conflict). Apart from this she is actively advocating the rights of women and children in war zones and conflict zone through seminars, conferences, public rallies, protests, media etc. She is also a very active female freedom fighter for the liberation of people from Indian Held Jammu and Kashmir. She is also working on the Craft and Heritage revival in Kashmir and raising the problems that the helpless artisans and craftsmen suffer due to the conflict. She aims at raising an awareness of the remarkable skill and talent of handicraft artisans as well as highlight the importance of handicraft as a tool for poverty alleviation. various competitions. Besides art she is interested in political economy.