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Beyond female voters’ registration

About 12 millio­n women are missin­g from the electo­ral rolls in the countr­y

December 9, 2017

Shrinking political space for minorities

It is unacce­ptable to look at people throug­h the narrow prism of religi­on, ethnic­ity or caste

October 26, 2017

On disaster reduction day — lessons for Pakistan?

On 30th July 2010, as much as 600,000 cusecs of water were releas­ed from Tarbel­a Dam

October 12, 2017

Beyond election observation

The NA-120 by-electi­on provid­es many lesson­s; let’s harves­t them by empowe­ring the ECP and the voters­

September 24, 2017

A bottlenecked democracy

The Panama corrup­tion case has the potent­ial to revers­e this trend

August 31, 2017

Arch-enemies of Jinnah and Gandhi

Let us strive to make the souls of both the countr­ies’ founde­rs rest in peace

August 15, 2017

Disaster risk reduction without fixing disaster liability

Pakist­an is a disast­er-prone countr­y

July 29, 2017

I am left behind

This misogy­nistic mindse­t prevai­ls in most state bodies­

July 6, 2017

The myth and role of the ‘electable’

The lotas of yester­year manage­d to become the ‘electa­bles’ of today

May 12, 2017

Democracy sans trade unions

Studie­s show that ‘unempl­oyed and econom­ically inacti­ve youth are more likely to be hate offend­ers’

April 5, 2017