Friday, November 15, 2019
Asma Jahangir

In Conversation With Asma Jahangir: An Insight Into The Great Mind

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.
Time's Up

Can Bollywood Award Shows Be A Site For A Campaign Like Time’s Up?

An organic sequel to #MeToo, the Time's Up movement aims to combat workplace sexism at its foundations: through legal recourse.
Pakistani women

Why Must Pakistani Women Suffer To Be Heard?

Why is it that Pakistani women must go through some or the other tragedy in order for the world to hear their story?
An Open Letter To J.K. Rowling On Casting Johnny Depp

An Open Letter To J.K. Rowling On Casting Johnny Depp As Grindelwald

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.
Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai: Loved By The World, Despised By Her Own

While the work Malala Yousafzai has done for women speaks volumes for her, our criticism of her, speaks volumes for us.
What Happened When Ayesha Gulalai Accused Imran Khan Of Sexual Harassment

What Happened When Ayesha Gulalai Accused Imran Khan Of Sexual Harassment

The incident concerning Ayesha Gulalai indicates the horrid scenario of harassment that even a very powerful woman in Pakistan cannot avoid.
The Fall Of An Idol: Louis CK And Betrayal

The Fall Of An Idol: Louis CK And Betrayal

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.
Hugh Hefner, And The World He Left Behind

Hugh Hefner, And The World He Left Behind

Men like Hugh Hefner remain powerful, relevant, as their female peers cease to exist in the wonderful Playboy universe.
A Historical Review Of Same Sex Legislation In Germany

A Historical Review Of Same Sex Legislation In Germany

On 30th June, the lower house of the German Parliament legalized same-sex marriages for Germany. In this stead, this piece analyzes why this move of the German Parliament is so significant given the turbulent history of same-sex legislation in Germany.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla | Model Minority

The Murder of Srinivas Kuchibhotla: Beyond the Model Minority Label Of The Indian American...

The Indian American community needs to take a hard look at its apolitical complacency in Trump's USA - model minority status notwithstanding.

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To Kill a Mockingbird

Gender Roles And Stereotyping In ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

To Kill a Mockingbird covers several themes that are often uncomfortable to encounter and explore, such as racism and loss of innocence.
Sikh names are empowering in nature, they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restricts them.

Sikh Names: Beyond Gender, Caste And Patriarchy

Sikh names are empowering – they go beyond gender, caste and patriarchy. However, their limitations and current practice restrict them.
5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

5 Sikh Women In History You Should Know About

Sikh women have a long history of fighting patriarchy, enacting radical change, and taking up leadership roles.