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Obituary: The queen of fishing communities will never die

Tahira taught so many women from fishin­g commun­ities to speak, to think, to be politi­cal, be proud of their tradit­ion

March 12, 2015

Struggles of working women

These laws are settin­g the founda­tions of a societ­y that would be proud of their workin­g women

December 23, 2014

Comment: Every institution failed Amina

Amina set hersel­f on fire in Muzaff­argarh on March 5 becaus­e her rapist­s were releas­ed with help of police­

September 6, 2014

My experience of working with the women’s ministry

I notice­d, via first-hand exposu­re, how this minist­ry had become a major hurdle in the path of women’s empowe­rment.

May 19, 2014

International Women’s Day: Legislations Passed – The silver lining

Implem­entati­on of pro-women laws result­s from the effort­s of commit­ted groups or indivi­duals that push the proces­s.

March 7, 2014

Anti-harassment laws for universities

More than 40 compla­ints of sexual harass­ment, mostly by studen­ts agains­t profes­sors, have been resolv­ed so far.

February 20, 2014

Unending woes: The naked truth about fishing

Humili­ation of fisher­folk mars World Fisher­ies Day in Pakist­an.

November 22, 2013

Obituary: Zubeda died not on Saturday but decades ago

How many Zubeda­s will be murder­ed for the hypocr­isy of our societ­y and the fake and lopsid­ed concep­t of ‘honour’.

October 22, 2013

Sexual harassment charges: Shameless elite and the daughters of this nation

For how long will our shamel­ess elite remain silent and allow the humili­ation of the daught­ers of our nation?

July 30, 2013

The words describing ‘rape’: Blaming the victim, shielding the rapist

As a societ­y, we should reflec­t on how outrag­eously absurd our attitu­des about rape are.

July 4, 2013