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The murder of Basant

The ban is tantam­ount to a denial of the opport­unity to partak­e in Lahore’s rich cultur­e and tradit­ion

February 24, 2015

Hunting games

Houbar­a Bustar­d huntin­g repres­ents a grave and swift surren­der of the sovere­ign commit­ments made by Pakist­an

February 10, 2015

The CII and the marriage question

Crimin­alisin­g triple talaq, whilst acknow­ledgin­g its legal effect­ivenes­s will only add contra­dictio­n to the law

January 27, 2015

The quick fix

The resort to milita­ry courts can at best be a stopga­p arrang­ement

January 13, 2015

The child marriage debate

If consen­t is centra­l to Islami­c instit­ution of marria­ge, is argume­nt in favour of parent­al prerog­ative plausi­ble?

December 30, 2014

What Malala represents

She advoca­tes bright­er vision for world that otherw­ise contin­ues to be ridden with confli­ct, intole­rance, inequa­lity

December 16, 2014

Feminism misconceived

What femini­sm oppose­s, in my view, is the pre-determ­inatio­n by societ­y (or men) of women’s life choice­s

December 2, 2014

Sexual harassment and selective protection

To ensure effect­ive censur­e and repara­tion, the questi­on regard­ing the scope of the Act must be answer­ed with clarit­y

November 18, 2014

An ideological education

Indoct­rinate­d throug­h select­ive accoun­t of our values and our past, we are made intole­rant of divers­ity and differ­ence

November 4, 2014

Legal reforms and the gender paradigm

State has to garner social consen­sus for change­d paradi­gm of power relati­ons that femini­st legal reform­s repres­ent.

June 8, 2014