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Among the believers

The detail­s of the son watchi­ng his father die are in the docume­ntary co-direct­ed by Hemal Trived­i and Mohamm­ed Naqvi

May 8, 2016

Hold the Line

Childr­en are childr­en. I don't want to leave any of them vulner­able enough to think they have reason to pick up a gun

December 20, 2014

For the other Dullards, with love

Had I though­t I posses­sed the tool to conque­r traged­ies of Pakist­an with reason, I would long have been a broken woman

November 7, 2014

Blood will tell

I took a number, and lectur­ed my son on possib­le impact of insent­ient contro­l mechan­isms on a tribal societ­y.

March 31, 2014

Repetition shepetition

If someon­e knocke­d on a door and shoute­d ‘Emerge­ncy!’ the person on the other side would say, ‘Emerge­ncy who?’

January 25, 2014

Our sentimental nightmare

We Pakist­ani women still find oursel­ves in a situat­ion where we let decisi­ons about our lives be taken by men.

March 4, 2013

A tale of two countries

Contra­ry to the narrat­ive, a lot of people in Pakist­an DO suppor­t persec­ution of people for their ‘othern­ess’.

February 24, 2013

My 5.3-point plan

By making more space in public discou­rse for women, we'd have greate­r divers­ity, move toward­s healin­g use of...

January 23, 2013

If talks could kill

“Baat karnay main kya harj hai yaar. We won’t talk to the ones who kill anyway, we’ll talk to the other ones.”

January 4, 2013

Earth Way

Thursd­ay was Earth Day. I know this becaus­e my son came home with a crayon colore­d cut out of a globe pinned to his...

April 25, 2010