LAHORE - Simorgh Women Resource Centre on Friday staged a theatre performance titled Kholo Surt Mat Di Baari covering the issue of womens inheritance at Ali Institute auditorium. The purpose of the play was to aware the women about their rights about inheritance as well as the customary practices, which deprived them of their share in inherited property. The play was based on research findings on the said issue by the Simorgh team. The play revealed that the society exploits both religion and customary practice in the interest of personal gain. The story of the play was about five sisters who discuss the issue of inheritance from different points of view which are taken directly from the field research and illustrate real life situations when brothers and family members use culture and tradition as well as emotional blackmailing and threats of cutting off ties to deny women for their right to inheritance. The play was directed and produced by Humma Safdar while the cast comprised of Shazia Shaeen, Nazia Hassan, Shazia Azam and Nabila Kazmi. A large number of audience including women from the Walled City, Kot Lakhpat, Dastak Womens Shelter and Gulberg were present on the occasion.