I want to tell you that I would not be a success story without feminism, which helped me to get my education, to get my training, to find my voice
An interesting debate is shaping up after the Express Tribune published this item in the newspaper, claiming that the Punjab… Read more Banning Dance in Punjab?
On March 8, a warm spring day in Karachi, Pakistan’s biggest city, I and hundreds of other women gathered at… Read more Aurat March 2018
Yesterday one of Pakistan’s most well-known news anchors tweeted what he called was “a beautiful story”, so I clicked on… Read more Pakistan and the Magical Gora
I was a moderator for two panels at the Karachi Literature Festival this weekend, one of which captured an issue… Read more Gender in the Time of #MeToo
If you want to make a Pakistani freak out, just say the words “sex education” to them. Apparently the idea… Read more What’s so scary about sex education?
The key to achieving awareness about women’s rights in a country like Pakistan is to educate young people about the… Read more Textbook Tampering
After the Fasih Ahmed debacle, in which he tweeted a series of demeaning, ugly, misogynist tweets about the Zainab rape… Read more On Newsweak Pakistan and the Twitwits that run it
Coming soon, the Before She Sleeps ARCs (Advanced Reader’s Copy). If you’re a reviewer or editor who’s interested in a… Read more Before She Sleeps ARC
After reading all the thinkpieces on the Aziz Ansari sexual fiasco, I’m saddened to realize that everything about this is… Read more Aziz Ansari or Grace: Who Was Right?