Tag: Women Rights

A Chronicle of Afghan Women’s Struggles amidst Taliban’s grip

From historic strides to stifling restrictions, the harrowing tale of Afghan women's rights amid conflict and Taliban rule.

Rimsha Tanveer Rimsha Tanveer

The Plight of Pakistan’s Household Workers

Pakistan's domestic workers endure abuse, lack legal protection, and need societal change.

Faisal Raza Faisal Raza

My Feudal Lord: A Devastating Indictment of Women’s Role in Pakistani Society

Tehmina Durrani's 'My Feudal Lord' is a heart-piercing memoir that highlights the issues of women's rights in a deeply patriarchal Pakistani society.

Shairyar Baloch Shairyar Baloch

The victim blame game

Gender-based violence — a pervasive problem, perpetuated by societal biases against women and reinforced by the language we use to discuss it.

Shumaila Zain Shumaila Zain

Women’s empowerment in Pakistan, a road yet to travel to an equitable society

The dilemma of Pakistan's conservative society, fearful of the feminist uprising, and — the quest for women's empowerment in the lower rungs of patriarchy.

Raza Dotani Raza Dotani

Women Empowerment and Development in Pakistan’s National Policy

Women's rights movements in Pakistan, such as Aurat Azadi March, face backlash due to the perception that empowerment is a western idea.

Muhammad Huzaifa Muhammad Huzaifa

Noor Mukadam, A victim of victim blaming

Victim blaming is now very normal in our patriarchal society and the most unfortunate fact is that many of our women are also supporters of this anti-women narrative.

Maria Amanat Maria Amanat

Dowry in the 21st century: The Sociocultural Face of Exploitation

It’s past time we stood up to this toxicity and tried to make the planet a better place for ourselves and others!

Maimoona Waseem Maimoona Waseem

Comprehending Feminism Drive in Legal and Social Context of Pakistan

Feminism is a struggle against the patriarchal culture of the society that instils in individuals, from the early stages of life, which lead to discrimination.

Meharma Tanoli Meharma Tanoli

Atrocious men continue barbarities on women in Swat

In a single month a total of eight women lost lives in domestic violence and honour killing while the public and media are completely reckless.

Raza Dotani Raza Dotani

Resisting Male Chauvinism

A number of our well-educated countrymen also fall prey to these religious goons and raise voice against movements like Aurat March.

Hassan Masood Hassan Masood