In the run-up to the general election, can the media resist increasingly complex curbs on press freedom?
Believing that taking action is more damaging than staying silent, most women continue to put up with harassment.
Why women are dissuaded from reporting workplace harassment
A history of Pakistani English writing examines its origins and thematic interests from the 20th century onwards
In the process to mainstream the tribal areas, is the state acting like its colonial predecessor and bargaining away
Bringing a despicable facet of Pakistan’s patriarchal culture to the fore
Dawn's special report on the sixth population and housing census.
In this collection of essays edited by Christophe Jaffrelot, Pakistan’s myriad historical contradictions and struggles
Charles Lister documents how the rise of Al Qaeda’s offspring gave impetus to Islamist groups in Syria
If any social sector in Pakistan needs political commitment, it is education.
In Balochistan, a good story is one that mitigates risk.
Global feminism is a pluralistic concept.
A serving Guantánamo detainee’s harrowing memoirs reveal details about interrogation, torture and rendition post-9/11
The struggle for hegemony between Sunni and Shia forces, Patrick Cockburn argues, threatens to transform the Middle East
PAKISTAN’S counterterrorism policy and its objectives continue to lack clarity as the civilian government ...
WHEN the Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture was released this year there was talk about the explosive...
AS the nature and goals of terrorism change, dialogue or negotiation with terror groups such as the self-styled...
FOR many Pakistanis, the military’s much-awaited operation in the tribal region of North Waziristan has come a...
The Western coalition legacy in Afghanistan will be no different from those of other foreign interventionists with...
LIKE many others who may have followed the recently concluded Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict, held...