You just need to swallow it wholesale and pass it on.
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We can’t afford to cede any more space.
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It’s part of the system to doubt women.
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There are people who risk their lives to preserve culture.
While observers and analysts of Pakistani Anglophone literature focus exclusively on writers and authors, they ...
There were few of us girls left in my Green City neighbourhood when I was small. Those of us that did exist — ...
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The citizens have made huge efforts to humanise society.
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In reality they are commodities with material value.
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No one could keep the Lovers away from the shrine at Sehwan.
Bina Shah is a writer and columnist based in Karachi. She is the author of six books and also writes for The New York
Pakistanis hope their leaders will favour them with a retweet.
Hindu women need a law that gives them extra protection.
Getting to the heart of any written work involves more than merely absorbing its contents