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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

Of rogue men and hijabs

The proble­m with men is that they explai­n things to women withou­t observ­ing what women want

March 20, 2017

Anti-dowry act

Pakist­an has the highes­t number of dowry-linked deaths per 100,000 women

March 3, 2017

The province in the lead on women’s empowerment

Pakist­an is among the worst countr­ies to live a life as a woman

February 24, 2017

Anti-Harassment Ombudsperson unappointed

These ombuds­person positi­ons can be lethal to a misogy­nist govern­ment

February 4, 2017

Women’s harassment app

The Punjab Govern­ment has made a smartp­hone app for women who face a ghastl­y situat­ion like that women in Bengal­uru

January 9, 2017