Month: February 2019

Round rotis over Write-up

by Saadia Ahmed

Curled in a blue printed duvet on a floor bed, struggling with the body aches that couple with heart’s, trying to figure if the evening tea sauce pans lying in my all white Australian kitchen need an instant wash, here I am. The window across the road shows the rapidly moving city of Sydney. It’s…

It’s 2019, When Will Pakistanis learn to Adopt a Gender-Sensitive Approach?

by Fuzail Zafar

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” This line was spoken by Michael Corleone, played by Al Pacino, in 1990 classic The Godfather: Part III. Ironically, at the outset of an article that is meant to capture women’s voices, I am forced to quote from a movie that was itself…

Know your Rights (A guide into Nikkah Nama)

by Maleeha Mengal

We often see people talking about the things required from a woman before she enters into the union of marriage; such as how to please her in-laws, how she should be a perfect housewife, a role which we see on and off as a selfless sacrificial person who will go to any measure to sustain…