We imagine ourselves safe, not at threat of armed men arriving in the depths of the night.
A demand can be made for a special investigation unit to probe the motivations behind ‘honour’ killings.
We are living in a moment when some Western countries are liberal but undemocratic or democratic but illiberal.
The true loss is that of the Muslim imagination as it was in Islam’s golden age.
The international aid system is a moral hierarchy, with the aid grantors at the top.
The Mama Parsi Girls School, that turned 100 this month, has managed to create an environment of equality.
We are temporary beings but the filth we produce will last almost forever.
Those who use freedom to abridge and destroy the freedom of others must not be permitted to do so.
One would imagine that the increasingly educated Indian middle class would have been better informed of world history.
Women in many Muslim countries have a higher number of graduates in STEM fields than their counterparts in other nations
People throw garbage out of their houses and imagine it magically gone simply because it is no longer on their property.
Pakistan’s economic and non-governmental sectors are not poised to find alternative donors.
Courts exist not for the exoneration of one or another politician, but for the protection of Pakistan’s democracy.
Mobs take refuge in the very anonymity afforded by large crowds.
Can interfaith marriages escape allegations that one side is using ‘emotional appeal’ to get the other to convert.
Few pause to consider the culpability of a society that collectively believes in male entitlement.
The success of the prime minister’s efforts is not something that will trickle down to all.
‘Knowing people’ is perhaps not as important as it is imagined to be.
Women, particularly Muslim women whose fortunes and futures have been regularly used as pretexts in the half century...
The situation is a two-sided hell, harassment by bosses at work and abuse by husbands at home.