The situation in India presents a novel opportunity for Indian Muslims to demonstrate gender egalitarianism in their ...
Tariq Rahman’s analysis of the history of Pakistani English literature details the changing trends from the 1940s-1980s
Microcredit loans simply end up wrapping the poor in layers of more and more debt.
The problem is one of implementation. Citizens may find it difficult to obtain a passport easily, but there is little
They may be successful professionals, but their inability to meet the ideal of svelte girlishness renders them failures.
Those who are sceptical may wonder whether ‘firefighter’ is just one among the many titles that princes automatically...
Underneath the mandatory merriment lies a torn social fabric that is not what it used to be and has little idea of what
A society that is obsessive in its idealisation of ‘girls’ is one that can never really be committed to ending practices
There is a constant war of ideologies between the subcontinent live-and-let-live brand of Islam and its Saudi adversary.
Mernissi set herself the ambitious task of revealing how an early Muslim male elite created institutions of seclusion.
There is and can be both a philosophical and a feminist underpinning to fashion. Unfortunately, that is missing here.
Christophe Jaffrelot’s new book provides a different perspective from the usual narratives on Pakistan
Will Hindus feel more ‘indigenous’ because a group of scholars is willing to make historical dating a political act?
While money for humanitarian causes must be raised, it is not necessary to victimise the sufferers a second time by
European countries eager to turn away the increasing flow of refugees are running out of solutions.
“As a human being I have a right to happiness,” he wrote, but as a man, he remained unable to choose it.
Many Muslims are confused about how far and how deeply they should embrace empirical scientific inquiry.
A female fighter pilot, or drone pilot, is a clever ploy to disguise the fact that most women are far from equal.
Pakistan’s poorest are somehow imagined as deserving of devastation by our ghairatmand experts.
Writers have only words to commemorate what was taken from the mouths of the murdered others.