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#MaiBhi could be Pakistan’s turning point

The awards theref­ore can be a turnin­g point in handin­g the agenda settin­g to femini­st women themse­lves

February 12, 2018

Zainab needs justice from the state

Zainab’s murder is tellin­g of someth­ing more sinist­er than a few bad eggs

January 12, 2018

When protectors become accusers

There is no unders­tandin­g at FIA that their role is not to morali­se but to protec­t the women who are harass­ed online­

January 7, 2018

Cost of marginalising women

The burden of womanh­ood and the fear of catcal­ling and harass­ment make them intern­alise shame.

December 26, 2017

This is what sisterhood looks like

Mahira Khan said her conduc­t had nothin­g to do with it. Luck did.

November 12, 2017

Understanding consent

What is unforg­iveabl­e is when someon­e does it after they know it’s wrong

October 29, 2017

It is time to panic

The magazi­ne calls women to “get togeth­er” in their homes and congre­gate to join extrem­ist forces­

August 18, 2017

Revenge rapes need to be punished

Women are subser­vient, Men domina­te, Women are victim­ised, Men victim­ise

August 1, 2017

Rishta aunty reinforces patriarchy

It is 2017, Pakist­ani women have scaled the Everes­t and won Oscars still none of that is enough­

July 23, 2017

Why women’s stories need to be told

The plight of women in Pakist­an is so daunti­ng that it is never told in a narrat­ive form, just in statis­tics

July 18, 2017