How can we change the power dynamics that exclude women from decision making? How can the barriers that prevent women from exercising their rights as equals to lead,to propose and to call to account be overcome?
Over the past five years,the Raising Her Voice (RHV) programme set out to find practical answers to . . . →Read More:RHV:A struggle to give women equal rights
Pakistan’s educational system is in shambles and needs drastic improvement if we are to face the challenges of the 90s and see the nation successfully into the 21st-century. Much has been said and written about the ills of the system,yet no comprehensive policy or action has been taken to overcome this depressing situation.
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She stands resolutely at the intersection right in front of the Sindh High Court,surveying all that bends to her will. When she raises her hand,cars – in which powerful men sit – come to halt right away. When she casually waves it,the wheels slowly start spinning again.
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While western scholars deem it necessary to permit a revolution in Pakistan,the question of whether or not we require a messiah has often boggled the intelligentsia. While nationalism and tradition hailed in Balochistan and Punjab respectively,a ghastly series of repercussions garnered results such as the killing of PTI leader Zahra Shahid Hussain in . . . →Read More:The Upside to Divisive Power-play
By Saba Khalid
During the three months that I spent in Berlin this year,I learnt to envy the typical German woman. She lives in the same universe as me,she walks the same Earth as me,sits across from me at work,yet the rules that she lives by in her country,the opportunities that . . . →Read More:Cycling for Change
Sir Muhammad Iqbal,also known as Allama Iqbal,was a philosopher,poet and politician in British India who is widely regarded as having inspired the Pakistan Movement.
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By DASHIELL BENNETT
There are more reports out England today that 14-year-old Taliban shooting victim Malala Yousufzai is responding well to treatment and has a good chance of fully recovering without any brain damage. Adam Elick of The New York Times reports on Facebook that she has come out of her coma (though she is not fully concious) and . . . →Read More:Malala out of coma,now recovering