History Education

EdJAM Pakistan Children’s Series: Tanzeela Qambarani. The First Sheedi Community Legislator. (Urdu, Sindhi, English)

The EdJAM Children's Series is a collection of illustrated books for children designed by undergraduate students and illustrators to highlight historical and contemporary narratives that are missing from textbooks in Pakistan.

The storybook represents the life and experiences of Senator Tanzeela Qambrani, the first person from the “Sheedi” community in Pakistan to become a Member of the Provincial Assembly of Sindh, Pakistan.

Writer: Nayab Wali,

Artist: Mahliqa Iqbal,

Translator: Asif Nawaz (Urdu, Sindhi)

 “I want to dedicate this book to my Ami named Mariyam Wali. My Mother always wanted to be a writer/poet but she couldn’t, however, I hope this book is a fulfilment of her dream. This is for all Baloch girls out there, here’s to a Feminist Baloch Future”. Nayab Wali 


The book is available to download below in Sindhi, Urdu and English

Learn more about EdJAM Pakistan Children’s Series – Beautifully illustrated stories of historical and contemporary figures here

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