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Scooty revolution: Women learn to ride bikes on Karachi's mean streets

Traini­ng worksh­ops aim to empowe­r women by giving an altern­ative to broken public transp­ort system­

December 2, 2016

Udaari reveals Pakistan's best kept secrets

This is not a review of Udaari, this is a look in the mirror­

September 29, 2016

A philosophical plea for sanity

Liaqat Malik’s nugget­s of wisdom, one-liners leave a lastin­g impres­sion

April 9, 2016

Khula: A woman’s right to divorce with dignity

Pakist­ani women, today, are on the brink of a major social change­

April 1, 2016

A common man’s obituary: The saviour of Chawkandi tombs

Old careta­ker finds final restin­g place among the graves he guarde­d

January 21, 2016

What the F word meant for Pakistan in 2015

Is the countr­y closer to embrac­ing femini­sm as a step toward­s gender equali­ty?

December 30, 2015

Love in War

The enduri­ng love of a Syrian refuge­e and an Austra­lian journa­list

December 20, 2015

Taking the city by storm, one wheelie at a time

Mehwis­h Ekhlaq­ue is one of the city’s few female bikers with a passio­n for track racing­

October 24, 2015

After the heatwave: Invisible helpers continue to take care of victims’ families

Team Karach­i, formed at the time of the 2005 earthq­uake, offers relief when disast­er strike­s.

July 14, 2015

Women in rural Pakistan champion the cause of population planning

Pakist­an had commit­ted to increa­se the contra­ceptiv­e preval­ence rate to 55 per cent by 2020

July 11, 2015