On 19th April, when Pakistani actress, model and singer Meesha Shafi tweeted about suffering sexual harassment at the hands of her fellow actor-singer Ali Zafar, she was almost instantly bombarded with a vicious backlash.
This International Women's Day, as we struggle forward through the current economic and ecological crisis, our social frameworks crumble and fail the oppressed.
Asma Jahangir was a human rights lawyer and a social activist from Pakistan. She was the co-founder of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan.
An organic sequel to #MeToo, the Time's Up movement aims to combat workplace sexism at its foundations: through legal recourse.
Why is it that Pakistani women must go through some or the other tragedy in order for the world to hear their story?
There seems to be cognitive dissonance between what J.K. Rowling taught us in Harry Potter and her casting of a domestic abuser in her film.
While the work Malala Yousafzai has done for women speaks volumes for her, our criticism of her, speaks volumes for us.
The incident concerning Ayesha Gulalai indicates the horrid scenario of harassment that even a very powerful woman in Pakistan cannot avoid.
Louis CK had masturbated without consent in front of 5 women. This is such a violation of self that is incomparable because of lack of your agency.
Men like Hugh Hefner remain powerful, relevant, as their female peers cease to exist in the wonderful Playboy universe.