Faiza Mirza

“She asked for it”

Women do not find street harassment flattering, we must start treating it as grave ordeal with devastating repercussions. Published Feb 04, 2013 05:55am

How 26/11 changed us

For many, Ajmal Kasab’s hanging brought closure, whereas for some his “speedy” trial raised questions about the Indian judiciary. Published Nov 26, 2012 04:25pm

Widowhood: A life interrupted

“I was not invited to events and people would look at me suspiciously when I laughed.” Published Nov 12, 2012 12:34pm

A lot more than just a pretty face

Anyone who believes that women are promoted easily should evaluate the upper echelon of corporate hierarchy. Published Nov 02, 2012 01:23pm

Where is my father?

I watch as people fight over the missing persons issue; and wonder if they realise that my family hasn’t celebrated Eid since he went missing. Published Oct 26, 2012 09:44am

Pakistanis - crushed yet unbroken

Adding defenseless students to their hit-list speaks volumes about the motives of the Pakistani Taliban. Published Oct 15, 2012 02:18pm

Who wants to be a bounty hunter?

The trend of putting a price tag on blasphemers who have displeased the society has very unfortunately gained acceptability in the Muslim world. Published Oct 01, 2012 01:42pm

Hate by the textbook

By playing with the minds of our children we are giving rise to a society where the rights of anyone who is not a Pakistani and a Sunni Muslim are irrelevant. Published Sep 18, 2012 06:21pm

An unposted letter to PM Singh

Dear Mr Manmohan Singh, many Pakistanis will refuse to admit this but most of us would like to be considered eligible for Indian nationality. Published Sep 10, 2012 05:08pm

Would Jinnah have lived as a Shia?

What is most disappointing is that it is not just hate-mongering militants spewing venom against Pakistani Shias. Updated Aug 11, 2014 02:28pm

Who will be the next blasphemer?

The color white in the Pakistani flag that represents our minorities should be replaced with black for the dismal future we offer to them as citizens of this state. Published Aug 27, 2012 07:39am