She is also very active in peoples’ to people contact between India and Pakistan to promote amity and peace in South Asia. In June 2011, Kishwar Naheed was elected as Chairperson of Pakistan-India People’s Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) Islamabad Chapter unanimously. The 8th Joint Convention of PIPFPD will be held at Allahabad, India on December 29, 30, 31, 2011.
Her poetry has been translated into English and Spanish, and her well-known poem "We, sinful women" gave its title to a path-breaking anthology of contemporary Urdu feminist poetry translated and edited by Rukhsana Ahmad, published in London by The Women's Press in 1991.
Kishwar Naheed’s feminist activism is perhaps best reflected in her book “Buri Aurat ki Katha” which has been translated in English by Durdana Soomro under the title “A bad woman’s story.” This book is her response to those who are quick to label a woman as bad. It is a searing indictment of a society that uses custom, religion and even brute force to keep women down. She hits out hard and fearlessly at social and political injustices and at the materialism and sham religiosity she sees around her.
As usual, Urdu Academy’s monthly literary evening was divided into two session. The second session was dedicated to Bait Bazi. It was a competition between ladies and gents that was enjoyed by all the participants. Tashi Zaheer moderated this interesting competition.