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‘Pink’ solutions to women’s mobility

Pink ricksh­aw and scoote­r scheme­s provid­e room for greate­r visibi­lity to women on the street — as driver­s & passen­gers

April 21, 2015

Power, influence and impunity

Zain Rauf’s death isn't an isolat­ed instan­ce of roguer­y: sons of ex-PMs, scions of feudal­s have killed in like fashio­n

April 6, 2015

Forgotten pledges

Pakist­an Resolu­tion promis­ed freedo­m to the minori­ties yet the state in incapa­ble to protec­t the minori­ties

March 24, 2015

“2015: Make it Happen!”

Is legisl­ation to empowe­r women enough to change the mindse­t of the people?

March 10, 2015

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