Rukhsana Shah

Women and autism

Women and autism

Different assessment tools are needed to define and measure the subtle ways in which autistic women cope with the world around Published 16 Apr, 2021 07:34am
Autism and Covid-19

Autism and Covid-19

Specific disability support policies must be developed. Published 01 Apr, 2021 06:51am
Autism awareness

Autism awareness

One out of 60 children is diagnosed with this condition. Published 02 Apr, 2019 06:59am
Occupational safety

Occupational safety

Lessons must be learnt from tragedies like the Baldia fire. Published 15 Oct, 2018 07:12am
Supporting LHWs

Supporting LHWs

Why does Punjab want to undo a successful programme? Published 16 Sep, 2018 06:35am
Prison reform

Prison reform

Two-thirds of those behind bars are undertrials. Published 21 Aug, 2018 06:59am
Animal legislation

Animal legislation

These ‘invisible workers’ are underfed and maltreated. Published 07 Aug, 2018 07:05am
Bad career choice?

Bad career choice?

Nurses in Pakistan work in a highly misogynist culture. Published 23 Jul, 2018 07:09am
Sindh disability law

Sindh disability law

The act reflects a paradigm shift in the way PWDs are perceived. Published 08 Jul, 2018 07:15am
Disability culture

Disability culture

Pakistan lacks workable solutions when it comes to disability. Published 15 Apr, 2018 06:28am
Girls with autism

Girls with autism

Pakistanis on the spectrum have little to no state support. Published 02 Apr, 2018 07:05am
Birth defects

Birth defects

The perils of consanguinity are hardly recognised in Pakistan. Published 15 Feb, 2018 05:56am
Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Most parents here haven’t explored the potential of sports. Published 23 Jan, 2018 06:54am
Preet Nagar

Preet Nagar

Peace lovers from both sides of the border meet at this haven. Published 09 Aug, 2017 02:45am
Punishing children

Punishing children

Corporal punishment is pervasive because of cultural acceptance. Published 26 Jul, 2017 01:43am
Early education

Early education

A child-centred approach values children’s insights. Published 10 Jul, 2017 07:28am
Child protection

Child protection

There’s no national policy for child welfare and development. Published 25 Jun, 2017 04:16am
Governance woes

Governance woes

Bureaucracy has become subservient to the rulers. Published 09 Jun, 2017 01:06am
Neglected subject

Neglected subject

Mental health sciences must be included in curricula. Updated 31 May, 2017 07:08am