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Diary of an Apologist

Diary of an Apologist

By Kapil Dev Dear Country Fellow, I was born as normal human like Nadeem Paracha, Asma Jahangir and Pervez Hoodbhoy, but with the grace of race I come from and mercy of book and facebook, I am now a certified Apologist. I consider myself a legitimate child of If and But.  Though, However, Hence, Thus, And are my close relatives. They often support me when I am trolled by liberal fascists.  I too support them in return … Read entire article »

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Why Is Our Morality Dictated By Sex Offenders?

Why Is Our Morality Dictated By Sex Offenders?

By Sarmad Baloch   Let’s concede that provocative clothing does constitute contributory negligence in cases of harassment and rape. That means if we were to control what women wear then we could reduce sexual offences in our country. Seems logical and a legitimate course of action. But wait! We can do better than that. Covering women in a cloth-bag, the types of burqas mandated by Taliban regime, will improve the situation further. Or, a cardboard box with … Read entire article »

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Bano Qudsia – A Legendary Writer

Bano Qudsia – A Legendary Writer

By Qundeel Aymen ‘Men lived intensely and wrote intensely’. Those were stirring times, when passions were strong and speculation rife, when everything conspired to bring out the best in humans. “Alas! She is no more”. This is a short sentence, but it has many meanings attached to it. The feeling of a great loss, sweet memories of her writings, and nostalgic sentiments are benumbing everyone. Words alone cannot depict the magnanimous personality of this towering figure of the … Read entire article »

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‘Honour and Violence: Gender, Power and Law in Southern Pakistan’ — A Book by Nafisa Shah

‘Honour and Violence: Gender, Power and Law in Southern Pakistan’ — A Book by Nafisa Shah

Admin The practice of karo kari allows family, especially fathers, brothers and sons, to take the lives of their daughters, sisters and mothers if they are accused of adultery. This volume examines the central position of karo kari in the social, political and juridical structures in Upper Sindh, Pakistan. Drawing connections between local contests over marriage and resources, Nafisa Shah unearths deep historical processes and power relations. In particular, she explores how the state justice system … Read entire article »

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