Dawn News

01 March, 2015 / 10 Jamadi-ul-Awwal, 1436

Rafia Zakaria

Clicking on rape

Making a gang rape video, watching a gang rape video, sharing a gang rape video, bears no moral cost in Pakistan. Updated Feb 28, 2015 03:49pm

Rape and terror

No school, no mosque and no madressah in the country features programmes against child sexual abuse. Updated Feb 25, 2015 12:55pm

The golden visa

If the doors of immigration and citizenship have been opened to investors, they are shut to nearly all others. Published Feb 18, 2015 06:37am

Thorny roses on Valentine’s Day

LIKE so much else in Pakistan, Valentine’s Day is a political event. As has been the case in the recent restive years. Updated Feb 11, 2015 09:35am

The bride of Daish

Hanan’s is one story among thousands of others sill untold, of women imprisoned by this latest recipe of oppression. Published Feb 07, 2015 02:28pm

An urban country

An urban Pakistan, is likely to be a far more individualistic Pakistan, where every person must look out for himself. Published Feb 04, 2015 01:19am

King Salman's shady past

With the US and Pakistan both in Saudi Arabia’s figurative pocket, King Salman is likely set to rule much of the world. Published Jan 31, 2015 05:23pm

The threat of divorce

The Council of Islamic Ideology could simply have asked for the provisions of the family laws to be better enforced. Published Jan 28, 2015 01:38am

The women of Israel

Just how much Israel capitulates to the gender-segregating requirements of ultra-orthodox Jewish elements is not often Published Jan 21, 2015 06:38am

Women and militancy

In Pakistan, groups espousing militancy are casting their own seductive shadows on women. Published Jan 14, 2015 02:35am

Anniversaries & amendments

The half-measures of the present will be just as useless and ineffective as the inaction of the past that has fomented Published Jan 07, 2015 06:29am

How to try a terrorist

Without a public conversation, no court military or otherwise can excise terror from hearts and minds. Updated Jan 03, 2015 06:05pm

The imperialism of language

In Pakistan, the promotion of a language has often been equivocated with the political dominance of one or the other Published Dec 31, 2014 06:36am

The children left behind

Wherever they may be, all attacks on schools share a singular architecture of horror; for a ... Published Dec 24, 2014 05:45am