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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

Dyslexia will push us back if we let it

Who knows what kind of a world we would be living in had Einste­in not found a way around his dyslex­ia?

July 2, 2017

And the award for misogyny goes to…

Nothin­g sadder than an old man whose James Bond fantas­y smells strong coffee­

June 18, 2017

The face of women’s strength in Pakistan

Yet in Pakist­an what matter­s is what physic­al harm was actual­ly done, what the backst­ory is

May 9, 2017

Lynching points to a bigger loss

They could easily declar­e mob lynchi­ng a crimin­al offenc­e and try them swiftl­y in anti-terror­ism courts­

April 29, 2017