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
The year was 1984, and a burst of articles and essays were published in Time and Newsweek about how our… Read more How I came to write a dystopian novel based on life in South Asia
Going online, as we now know, is a risky thing for a woman in any country, as women are regularly… Read more “Gandi Baatey”: on Pakistanis harassing women online
It made me so upset this morning to read this AFP report on three men who have fathered 96 children… Read more The population bomb in Pakistan
The release of Kumail Nanjiani’s “The Big Sick” happened last month, and though I haven’t seen the film, I did… Read more A Desi Woman’s Love Story
Yesterday I came across this news item which states that 130 imams in the UK and Western countries are refusing… Read more Should Muslims “do more”?
I am still reeling from the news of two men being stabbed to death in Portland, Oregon, who were defending… Read more Lessons from Portland
In the aftermath of the horrific Manchester Arena bombing, in which children were targeted at an Ariana Grande concert, an… Read more Does ISIS Hate Little Girls?
I’ve been extremely intrigued by the news that Ivanka Trump will be holding a roundtable in Saudi Arabia while accompanying… Read more Ivanka in Saudi Arabia
Yesterday I was sitting around not doing much of anything when I received this message on my cell phone: “Uploading… Read more Blasphemy: The Pakistani Thoughtcrime