British Pakistanis lack a vocabulary for having honest conversations about sexual exploitation within their communities.
Women inhabiting public space is a victory for at least one half of Pakistan.
Relationships are suffering; husbands are angry at wives, children at parents, sisters at brothers and so on.
Other than Ismat Chughtai no other female Sub-continental writer can claim to have excised the myths heaped on misogyny.
Pakistan’s problem with promise is its addiction to a particular stage of political existence.
All little Pakistani girls have a single dream of one day marrying an old man, alighting from a Saudi Airlines plane.
The new colonialism, like the old, presents the shadows of intervention as weightless.
It was in bottles and syringes, flung and squirted. It was easily purchased and used without the fear of prosecution.
The helots of former Sparta had likely fared better than the Pakistanis and Bangladeshis there now.
This strategy of using women to discipline other women is not a new one. It has been previously employed by Saudi Arabia
MH 17 shows once more how aeroplanes are the softest of targets in the war-ravaged world of today.
The targeting of teachers is an element of deliberate anti-intellectualism.
“THE US has the best research universities in the world, which is why we attract the best students from around the...
While denouncing the West and India, Pakistanis ignore the racism and human rights abuses perpetrated by its friends.
SALWA Bugaighis believed in a different future and in a better one. Even as post-Qadhafi Libya dissipated into ...
The wanderers are cursed and disowned, their death acknowledged as a more preferred fate than their displacement.
MORE than half of them are children. According to a report released by the United Nations High Commissioner for...
A story of helplessness and hopelessness, of winter vigils beside cold corpses and children killed in school uniforms.
TANISHQ Abraham is 10 years old. At an age when most children are finishing fourth grade, he is graduating from a...
The city suffers from much the same architecture of terror as that which pervades Sartre's existential play, 'No exit'.