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Democracy without democratisation

Global corpor­ate capita­lism become­s a barrie­r to inclus­ive democr­atic govern­ance

October 27, 2018

Working for women empowerment

PM Imran's speech to the nation was far less impres­sive than his first speech that was delive­red after the electi­on

August 26, 2018

Committed to ‘sham’ democracy

Ironic­ally, succes­sive civili­an govern­ments failed to delive­r on public goods

August 20, 2018

Let’s not settle for crumbs

Unlike the past, those who now kill women will not claim ‘honour’ as the main motive for the killin­g

October 13, 2016

A fractured consensus

Govt must establ­ish its writ by regist­ering madras­sas withou­t fear of backla­sh, ban all milita­nt, sectar­ian outfit­s

February 3, 2015

A paradigm shift?

The real challe­nge is can we achiev­e all these withou­t making a paradi­gm shift in our domest­ic and foreig­n polici­es

January 10, 2015

The dismal state of human rights in Pakistan

Women are the single larges­t group whose fundam­ental rights are system­atical­ly threat­ened by the state and societ­y

December 12, 2014

In the name of religion

If govt wants to show its seriou­sness to protec­t minori­ties, it must elimin­ate violen­ce in the name of religi­on

November 24, 2014

The pernicious role of Pakistan’s conservatives

Religi­o-politi­cal partie­s using religi­on in politi­cs is like employ­ing a highly conser­vative interp­retati­on of faith

October 30, 2014

Comment: Farzana case - let no more stones be cast

The fact that she and her unborn child were killed in the presen­ce of police and bystan­der is nausea­ting and deprav­ed.

June 1, 2014