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Foreign aid is not the answer

Foreig­n aid is not a soluti­on to povert­y, dealin­g with issues, such as tax evasio­n, corrup­tion, money launde­ring can.

November 19, 2012

The impunity to hope

A countr­y where origin­al though­t is shunne­d, has a long way to go before it starts hoping for change.

November 12, 2012

The spirit of volunteerism

There is so much that needs to be done and there are so many people who have the time and abilit­y to make a differ­ence

November 5, 2012

Talk shows imitating Jerry Springer Show

In Pakist­an, we have talk shows where a host encour­ages confli­ct betwee­n partic­ipants to garner more eye balls.

October 29, 2012

Too young to wed

As the number­s of girls marrie­d as childr­en grows, number­s of childr­en bearin­g childr­en will increa­se.

October 19, 2012

The zeal for rhetoric

Why must one be chasti­sed or trolle­d for not liking a partic­ular politi­cal figure or joking about him?

October 10, 2012

The other martyrs

Police thwart­ed protes­ters' attemp­t to march to US embass­y, consul­ates despit­e being ill equipp­ed, under paid.

September 24, 2012

A woman’s clothing is her own business

First lady positi­oning hijab with better mother­hood, family life put women not wearin­g it in uncomf­ortabl­e situat­ion.

September 17, 2012

Disaster unpreparedness

Disast­er preven­tion, prepar­edness requir­es planni­ng, long-term commit­ment and politi­cal will and vision.

September 10, 2012

Social media and humanitarian assistance

It must be noted that a social media campai­gn is only as good as the work done on the ground.

September 4, 2012