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WOMEN AT WORK: BETWEEN SILENT CRUSADES AND SMALL VICTORIES

WOMEN AT WORK: BETWEEN SILENT CRUSADES AND SMALL VICTORIES

HARIPUR: Getting the short end of the stick has never discouraged Shaheen Akhtar. On the contrary, it has inspired her to take her career to new heights and confront the pressures of an increasingly male-dominated society with rare courage and ... Read More »

I like taking on characters that empower women: Sanam Saeed

I like taking on characters that empower women: Sanam Saeed

Is there anything Sanam Saeed can’t do? Having done an array of roles in her short but rewarding five year career, she presented jealousy in Daam and Kadoorat; independence and confidence in Zindagi Gulzaar Hai and Shukk and resilience in ... Read More »

AFGHAN MILITANTS KILL FEMALE INDIAN AUTHOR

AFGHAN MILITANTS KILL FEMALE INDIAN AUTHOR

POLICE: AFGHAN MILITANTS KILL FEMALE INDIAN AUTHOR KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Indian woman whose memoir about life under Taliban rule was turned into a Bollywood movie was shot dead Thursday by suspected members of the Islamist militia, officials said. ... Read More »

LAWS ON WOMEN’S ISSUES: ALL-FEMALE COMMITTEE TO START DIALOGUE SOON

LAWS ON WOMEN’S ISSUES: ALL-FEMALE COMMITTEE TO START DIALOGUE SOON

KARACHI: To initiate consultation with different stakeholders on laws for women’s issues, the Sindh government formed an eight-member committee comprising female legislators on Wednesday. This was decided at a meeting chaired by the law and parliamentary affairs minister, Dr Sikandar ... Read More »

MALALA’S FRIEND SHAZIA GETS BRITISH VISA:

MALALA’S FRIEND SHAZIA GETS BRITISH VISA:

LONDON – A schoolgirl injured in the Taliban attack against Malala Yousafzai last year has been granted a  British student visa after receiving death threats in her home country, it emerged on Monday. Shazia Ramzan, 15, had a joyful reunion with her ... Read More »