Afiya S. Zia

Ending stigma

Ending stigma

‘Honour’ crimes are not crimes of passion.

Published Jun 04, 2020 06:59am
Political morality

Political morality

There are no structural changes — just deflection and pious talk.

Published Feb 09, 2020 06:57am
Violent capitals

Violent capitals

Vulnerable bodies serve as a battleground for men’s wars.

Published Dec 20, 2019 07:04am
Tribal intimacies

Tribal intimacies

The only hope is elected representatives.

Published Jun 23, 2019 07:12am
Limits of populism

Limits of populism

The trouble with populism is that it is intoxicating.

Published May 24, 2019 06:55am
Welfare not equality

Welfare not equality

Ehsas’s claim doesn’t square with the PTI’s performance.

Published Apr 11, 2019 06:37am
Silence and chatter

Silence and chatter

Social media is guided more by randomness than democratic norms.

Published Oct 28, 2018 07:07am
The rumour mill

The rumour mill

Rebutting the falsity of rumours is not easy.

Published Jun 10, 2018 07:15am
Eye of the tiger

Eye of the tiger

The majority of Pakistanis vote to survive.

Published Mar 06, 2018 03:18am
Liberal and female

Liberal and female

When it comes to gender, new tensions arise.

Published Jan 04, 2018 06:55am
Void of justice

Void of justice

Three years after APS, we have learned no lessons.

Updated Dec 14, 2017 09:16am
Limits of WOW

Limits of WOW

Can social justice and capital enterprise be hybridised?

Published Dec 06, 2017 07:12am
Can of worms

Can of worms

The stakes in harassment cases are high.

Published Nov 01, 2017 07:07am
Elite consensus

Elite consensus

Elitism has become a commodity in itself.

Published Aug 27, 2017 07:00am
The secular myth

The secular myth

Much confusion still surrounds this political philosophy.

Updated May 24, 2017 01:23pm
The cake can wait

The cake can wait

International Women’s Day needs revision and reframing.

Published Mar 08, 2017 01:10am
Legitimate dissent

Legitimate dissent

All players are being monitored by a watchful citizenry.

Published Feb 01, 2017 03:04am
A reasonable state

A reasonable state

Academia’s absence gives rise to post-truth discourse.

Published Nov 25, 2016 01:43am