gender equality Archive

‘Women in Hiding’, Directed by Taliban, Running Successfully in Dark Corners – by A Z:   The above production has now hit the marketplace of Karak, a town in KPK, which is ruled by the PTI. Karak is the district headquarter of Karak District, whose population is almost entirely comprised of Khattak tribe. This
Being afraid of our own demons – by Khurram Jamil Butt: “How are you, bhai”? “Good work, behna”. “Welcome to our home, baji”. “Cool job, bro”. “You show ‘em, sis”. The standard language of discourse between Pakistani men and women who happen to have been temporarily thrown together in a
On Women’s Day: The Gift of Life – by Shiraz Paracha: Women are like flowers–soft and delicate like light in darkness, like color and fragrance Beauty means women and women mean beauty   They are our strength and they are our weakness They purify our souls and inspire our minds
میڈیا اور اینٹی فیمنسٹ رویے – عامر حسینی: لیل و نہار /عامر حسینی آج سے چند ہفتوں قبل ہمارے میں سٹریم میڈیا نے اچانک یہ انکشاف کرنا شروع کر ڈالا کہ پاکستان کی وزیر خارجہ حنا ربانی کھر اور بینظیر بھٹو کے بیٹے اور پاکستان پیپلز پارٹی
National media conference – by Arshad Mahmood: National Media Conference: The two-day of media conference entitled “Pakistan Media: Present and Future” arranged by Individualland(IL) in collaboration with Friedrich-Naumann-Stiftung für die Freiheit (FNF), drew a large number of journalists from all parts of the country including a
Pervasive chauvinism towards women -by Saria Benazir: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of the person. Men and women of full age without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry or to have a family. They entitled
Genesis of gender discrimination —by Jamil Nasir: Addressing the constraints women face in the labour market requires gender-sensitive market regulations. It is a matter of common observation that women are doing various household jobs like babysitting, cooking, cleaning, etc, outside their homes, but such employment is
Pakistani queens – by Shazia Nawaz: My father visited us in USA earlier this year. This was his first time visiting USA. He noticed the same things about USA that I did when I came to USA. Yes, I too noticed that there were women
The burqa debate: “Just so you do not have thoughts…” – by Shazia Nawaz: Related articles: The burqa debate: “To ban or not to ban?” – by Imaan Hazir Mazari The burqa debate: “Burqa got a befitting French kiss” – by Marvi Sirmed We all know that burqa does not have its roots
The burqa debate: “Burqa got a befitting French kiss” – by Marvi Sirmed: Related articles: The burqa debate: “Just so you do not have thoughts…” – by Shazia Nawaz The burqa debate: “To ban or not to ban?” – by Imaan Hazir Mazari Before reading this argument on recent Burqa-ban by France,
Dr. Rakhshinda Perveen’s book A Tax Break For Economic Freedom is now available online: The Case of Divorced Mothers, Divorced, Disabled and Never Married (above 40 years) Pakistani Women – a Civic Entrepreneur’s Perspectives is now available. Read Book Online Dr. Rakhshinda Perveen, the founder of creativeangerbyrakhshi has over 17 years of diverse
Bollywood film takes on sexual harassment – by Shail Kumar Singh: Bollywood is tackling the subject of sexual harassment in the workplace, which campaigners say is increasingly becoming an issue as traditional gender roles change in modern urban India. “Hello Darling”, which was released on Friday, is inspired by the
Patriarchy isn’t Islam specific rather it is male specific! – by Aley Ahmad: Note: Adapted from a comment by the author on an LUBP post Patriarchy isn’t religion specific it has a number of socio-economic as well as historical reasons. The issue of commodification of women isn’t Islam specific, it’s prevalent in
Patriarchy the hijacker — by Dr Mahjabeen Islam: Testosterone-infused patriarchs have knowingly and unconsciously vilified Islam and misinterpreted it to satisfy their virginity-obsessed lusts. Either we accept promiscuity in our wives, daughters and daughters-in-law or work toward the simple standard of gender equity, spiritual and physical modesty