Much of the news that comes out of Pakistan is about dictators, drones and destruction, but 31-year-old Shehrbano Saiyid is one of the few Pakistanis who is trying to change the narrative of this beleaguered nation. She recently became the first Pakistani to lead an all-female mountaineering expedition through the Shimshal range in the Northern . . . → Read More: Shehrbano Saiyid leads mountaineering expedition through the Shimshal range
By Sanaa Jatoi
I come from a family with no male head of household. After my father’s passing in 2005, it has been my mother, my sisters and me. I have been privileged enough to make my own choices about how to live my life, but I have to admit that living in Pakistan in . . . → Read More: A tiny silver in the population
Britain’s largest car park operator, NCP, put together a month-long experiment to determine whether men or women are more skilled at parking cars, and they found that women take home the prize.
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But experts warn against extreme measures, such as China’s ‘one child’ policy
CHICAGO — Former Irish President Mary Robinson was just making polite conversation when she asked an Ethiopian teenager about her wedding day.
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Steamy lesbian pulp fiction series, Challawa, once a household name in Pakistan, is to be published in English.
Bano’s sexploits, as related in the Challawa series of journals, were bestsellers in 1970s Pakistan, and were seen as mainstream literature.
The heroine of the series, Sabiho Bano, is a wealthy 35 year old Pakistani socialite who . . . → Read More: Racy Lesbian Pulp Fiction from Pakistan “Challawa” to be published in English
The Asian Games Champions
For the first time in Pakistan’s history, the women cricketers have been awarded central contracts, a month after winning the Asian Games gold.
While details of the contracts, to be awarded on January 1, have not been issued by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), a board spokesperson said that they . . . → Read More: Pakistan Women cricketers awarded central contracts
Pakistan Women’s Football Team outplayed Maldives 2-1 in the opening match of SAFF Women’s Football Championship at Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh on Tuesday.
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