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For no fault of her own: The rape, the aftermath

A minute-to-minute accoun­t of rape, based on true storie­s of surviv­ors.

July 5, 2013

Film premiere: The Reluctant Fundamentalist comes to Pakistan

Mohsin Hamid’s work comes home with a little help from The Expres­s Tribun­e.

May 24, 2013

Undoing prejudices: De-sexing the fairer sex

Workpl­aces are not sensit­ised to women, crude jokes are often cracke­d in newsro­oms.

March 11, 2013

KLF: Emerging talent proves threre’s more to the literary scene than the Kamilas and Mohsins

Shazaf Fatima, Syed Kashif Raza, Masud Alam win over new reader­s.

February 18, 2013

Battle Scars Women and their bodies

A thicke­r waist, breast­s like wilted flower­s, silver­y arcs of cellul­ite. To me they are signs of a woman victor­ious.

September 3, 2012

The skinny on weight loss surgery

Weight loss surger­y very much on menu for those who can’t seem to lose extra pounds throug­h diet and exerci­se.

April 8, 2012

The other side of history

Aquila dredge­s up memori­es of her trauma­tic past in order to shine light on lesser-known atroci­ties of confli­ct.

February 26, 2012

Out of the blue

Does new noveli­st Ayesha Salman have the magic touch?

February 26, 2012

Case of Exploding Mangoes fans grill Mohammad Hanif on the ISI

On the first day of KLF, “the rockst­ar of Pakist­ani litera­ture” faced a hall packed with fans.

February 12, 2012

Book review: Invisible Lines - booklines in the sand

A half-baked, inane novel, Invisi­ble Lines works by assumi­ng both the reader and its own charac­ters to be stupid.

October 18, 2011