World

Hijab, Mahsa Amini’s Death, and a Mockery of International Daughters’ Day (Part II)

Pamelia Khaled: (Continued after Part I) Covering women’s heads loosely was the old tradition in Saudi Arabia, Persia, Asia, and Europe; the practice was present in Arabia before Muhammad. Professor…

South Asia

A piece of cloth neither has any gender nor any religion

Purnasha Aurora: Forcing someone to remove their hijab, and forcing someone to wear hijab- both are equally offensive. It is quite clear, the oppression is always of women. Countries make…

Window For Others

Rape culture: As we name it

Kevin S. Boiragi and Pamelia Khaled: To the readers, this article does not offer any solution rather analyzes a significant issue and then asks some rudimentary questions. It does not…

Why not dis-empowering men?

Kevin S. Boiragi: Women empowerment can be both material and fluid. Here, by material I see women’s agencies in gaining economic solvency, and education for instances, while by fluid I mean…

Human Rights

Pakistani court sentences woman to death for WhatsApp ‘blasphemy’

WC Desk: A Pakistani court sentenced a woman to death on Wednesday after finding her guilty of blasphemy for insulting Islam’s Prophet Muhammad in text messages she sent to a…

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