Stories for: Hilda Saeed

Keeping it mum

Abortion. Pretend it never happened. Push it under the ever-accommodating Pakistani carpet. Stark, hush-hush,...

Power on a platter

You are what you eat. It’s not just a cliché, it’s a motto to live by. Our food choices and eating habits go a...

A looming scourge

Back in 1986, two young doctors at the Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre, Karachi were intrigued: two of their...

Sunday Magazine Special: Disabled attitude

Society’s negative bearing is the most painful handicap, pinpoints Hilda Saeed.

Disabled attitude

Society’s negative bearing is the most painful handicap, pinpoints Hilda Saeed.

Crisis of malnutrition

Hilda Saeed explores the genesis of pervasive malnutrition in the country.

Terminally ill

Hilda Saeed explores the severe problems besetting our healthcare system.

“Poverty has a woman’s Face”

Hilda Saeed writes about how Pakistani women’s lives are affected by their economic deprivation.

The first spark

Hilda Saeed recalls the early days of WAF. It was a routine meeting of the Shirkat Gah Women’s Resource Centre. In...

“Women are opposing the Taliban; they’re opposing extremism and violence.” — Anis Haroon (former Chair, NCSW)

“I think WAF’s major achievement has been in mainstreaming women’s issues; be it violence in all its forms,...

“Women-friendly laws have been achieved; now the biggest challenge is to ensure their implementation” — Khawar Mumtaz, chair, NCSW

“The biggest achievement of the women’s movement has been the raising of awareness regarding discriminatory laws, ...

Food for all

Hilda Saeed explores the genesis of food insecurity.

The enemy within

Hilda Saeed discusses the factors influencing the polio-eradication campaign in the country Today, Pakistan,...

Off the rack: Woe and behold

Welcome to the real world, with soaring inflation, endless misery, increasing poverty, obscene riches, bombing,...

Pakistani women: Moving forward

Tomorrow, March 8, Pakistan will join the world in celebrating International Women`s Day, which aims to highlight...

Issue: Let it be safe

Pretend it`s never happened. As we often do for everything unpleasant, push it under the ever-accommodating ...

MATERNAL HEALTH: Entering the danger zone

Pregnancy and childbirth follow their own natural course, yet it is best to be prepared and take proper measures in...

Health lacking sufficient funds

IN the national budget, announced last June for fiscal year 2008-2009, Rs19bn was allocated for health. In GNP ...

OFF THE RACK: Fighting back

December 10, International Human Rights Day, culminates each year in 16 Days of Activism for the Elimination of...

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