Zeba Sathar

Population & the pandemic

Population & the pandemic

It is unacceptable to shift the blame for policy failures onto the people.

Published 11 Jul, 2020 06:52am
Lives not worth saving

Lives not worth saving

Let’s have campaigns with clear, honest messages before conspiracy theories take over.

Published 13 Jun, 2020 07:47am
Our chance to reset

Our chance to reset

Pakistan’s leadership has a unique chance to reject the current abnormal to capture a new normal.

Published 23 May, 2020 06:02am
Beyond the numbers

Beyond the numbers

The lack of data is producing multiple speculations.

Published 02 May, 2020 06:51am
Proving Malthus right

Proving Malthus right

The warning signs should be enough to shred our veil of complacency and shake us out of our endless slumber.

Published 18 Jan, 2020 06:57am
From Cairo to Nairobi

From Cairo to Nairobi

It is important to take a message of hope to the population conference being held in Nairobi next month.

Published 26 Oct, 2019 07:05am
Doubling Ehsaas?

Doubling Ehsaas?

Is our population growing so fast because we are poor or, are we poor because of our high birth rates?

Published 30 Sep, 2019 07:03am
Population trumps all

Population trumps all

Population is always considered a red-hot button, to be tackled later.

Published 13 Jul, 2019 07:20am
Saving Pakistani mothers

Saving Pakistani mothers

On Mother’s Day, it is worth reflecting on our values regarding women’s lives.

Published 12 May, 2019 07:15am
Climate woes & population

Climate woes & population

The alleviation of scarcity would be short-lived unless the number of consumers also stabilises.

Published 17 Sep, 2018 06:29am
Water and population link

Water and population link

A reduction in fertility could markedly improve per capita water availability.

Published 07 Jul, 2018 06:55am
A population forgotten

A population forgotten

Bureaucrats and politicians have yet to recognise the urgency of tackling the population challenge.

Published 07 Jan, 2017 01:09am

The population disconnect

Contrary to popular perception, religious leaders are not averse to birth spacing.

Published 11 Jul, 2015 02:03am