Posts Tagged ‘ women ’

ز خم خوردہ ہوں ، شکست خوردہ نہیں

ادھر میں اونچی آوازوں سے ڈر جاتی ہوں پر تشدد فلموں سے دور رہتی ہوں اور مارا گیا کے بجائے نشانہ بنایا گیا لکھتی ہوں کیونکہ نشانہ بنایا جانا، مارے جانے سے مختلف ہے۔ مجھے کوئی نہیں مار سکتا۔ میں شکست خوردہ نہیں ہوں۔

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Why Are Women Verbally Abused?

From "bhenchod" to "maachod", most cuss words are about women. What words are we, as women, then supposed to use?
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Women in Urdu Literature

Urdu writers are deviating from traditional gender roles. If literature is a reflection of its environment, that means Pakistan is far more complex than we may think.
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عورت کو گالی کیوں دی جاتی ہے

عورت گالی دے تو کسے گالی دے کہ ہر گالی تو ماں بہن کے بارے میں ہوتی ہے تو کیا میں اپنے آپ کو گالیاں دوں؟

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The Love Affairs of Muhammad Iqbal

Jun 2014

Women are silenced in stories of the violence that is meted out on them.
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Modernity: What we were Promised and What we Got | Daanish Mustafa’s Blog

Oct 2013

Despite its promise of freedom, our modern society has dealt women a bad hand.
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A New Approach

Nov 2012

Pakistan and the world needs to change its approach to secure women rights. What happened to Malala Yousafzai was a horrific act that shows that the Taliban will not hesitate to use terror as a weapon to create fear amongst the population. While the world has the option to choose its stories, we, in...
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