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A Conversation with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

A Conversation with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy

“I think I would never have been able to do the kind of work I have been able to do if I was a man. ..
Hajj Exhibition at The British Museum

Hajj Exhibition at The British Museum

Islamophoia.  Islamist Terrorists.  Sand Niggers.  War on Terrorism.  These are a few words that come to mind when poorly informed individuals are confronted with anything remotely Muslim or...
Animals Have Rights Too

Animals Have Rights Too

The worst sight to behold is when cars run over animals on the streets and drive away
My Neglected Province – Balochistan

My Neglected Province – Balochistan

They say Balochistan is a province where children walk on gold but they are usually barefoot, indicating the irony of the fact that this ignored, under developed and unique province has a wide array...
Husband’s Qorma in a Patriarchal Society

Husband’s Qorma in a Patriarchal Society

A woman named Zainab, took the law into her own hands, knowing fully well the society she relies ...
Corporal Punishment: Studying in Fear

Corporal Punishment: Studying in Fear

Beatings, child abuse, strange, extreme punishments and physical assault have become culturally accepted practices in Pakistan
Prevention of Anti Women Practices Bill: Bills and Misogyny

Prevention of Anti Women Practices Bill: Bills and Misogyny

Diligent and passionate people have been fighting to pass a bill of enormous proportions designed specifically for the safety of women in Pakistan. The “Prevention of Anti Women Practices...