March 21, 2017
By Asif Khan Turk

In Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, representation of women belonging to minority groups is negligible in assemblies. You! takes a look... Even in this day and age, it is quite rare to see women taking up leadership roles especially in conservative society like ours. This becomes more evident in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), especially in case of minority groups, where female representation is lesser than usual, particularly in politics. It is hard to find women in the provincial assembly and national assembly as well as the senate. In various sectors such as health, banking, trade, commerce and specially education, these legislative bodies don't have...


By Gul Nasreen

[email protected] Having completed her formal education in Child Development from the United States, Farezeh Durrani brings with her three decades of hands-on teaching, training, management, curriculum design and development experience in education and child development. This qualifies her both as a certified expert in early childhood education, and, as a recognized specialist in children with learning and developmental disabilities. Since the onset of her career, Farezeh has worked extensively with institutions across Pakistan on quality improvement, workforce development, educational screenings, assessments, physical environment and classroom...


By Sadaf Jabeen

wardrobe The sun has started showing off - heralding summer time and what’s the best way to beat the heat than to find solace in cool lawn prints? Summer days are here and it’s that time of the year when we want to show off as much skin as possible, which means less emphasis on covering up under layers of foundation, concealer and powder and focusing instead on the natural beauty of our skin. Makeup-wise, this summer’s emphasis on great skin, softly highlighted cheekbones and subtle lips. However, when it comes to our clothes shopping, it’s time to re-do our wardrobes with vibrant lawn prints. Prints look great and...


By Maria Shirazi

makeup It is true that one needs good skin to appear beautiful. But it is makeup that helps in enhancing your features. There’s no way we can attain those bright red lips, smokey eyes, contoured face without the help of cosmetics. Women love to wear makeup because it gives them the power to express their own style, experiment with their looks and look beautiful. Hence, women keep on trying different cosmetic brands. We have many international cosmetic companies that stock their makeup products in the market. And then we have our own cosmetic brands that are made according to the Asian skin type and of course offer some amazing...


By Iqra Sarfaraz

women The lives of Pakistani women have changed during the past 30 years and they are more empowered and emancipated than they were ever before. More and more women are entering the workforce today and in order to achieve sustainable empowerment, they are working hard for a better present and a bright future. A few days ago we celebrated International Women's Day (IWD) and many events were held to highlight the achievements of our women who are creating waves in their respective fields. Keeping the spirit of IWD in mind two events were held in Karachi. Read on... Let the women lead This International Women's Day marked its arrival with...


By you desk

recipe Don’t you just enjoy appetizers before ordering the main course at a restaurant? And if it is creamy dips to go with pita bread or nachos, then nothing beats that! Amongst many yummy dips is ‘Hummus’ that hails from the Middle East. It is not only healthy but the flavours just burst in your mouth. Want to try out this dip at home? This week You! has collaborated with Lal Majid, the chocolatier extraordinaire of Lal’s Patisserie, who shares her special recipe of  ‘Hummus’. Try it out and indulge in the creaminess of this dip. INGREDIENTS Chickpeas      500...


By you desk

Hello Nadine, I am a 24-year-old working woman with Bachelors in Fine Arts. Lately, things have started to fall apart in my life and I feel as if nothing concrete is working out in any sphere. For starters, some of my closest colleagues left workplace due to their personal engagements, and I feel completely lost and bored now. Going to work was way more fun when they were around. Not that I don't get along with my other colleagues; it is just that I am not that close to anyone of them. So naturally, I am on the lookout for more lucrative opportunities for myself, but it seems as if no organisation or institute is ready to take me on board....


By M. Shirazi

interiors This week You! takes a look at the contemporary interiors of recently renovated Al-Bustan restaurant... Going to a restaurant is not just about the food or the ambiance; in fact it is the perfect blend of both that results in a pleasant experience. Great ambiance, beautiful interiors and scrumptious food is what fine dining is all about. Recently, we happened to visit the renowned restaurant Al-Bustan in Movenpick Hotel, Karachi which has been renovated a few months ago. The hotel management’s main aim to refurbish the restaurant was to give it a complete facelift - making it more cheerful and bright. Emphasis was more...


By Sardar Khan

health Are you suffering from excessive sweating? Read on to find out ... Sweating is a normal response to heat and your body’s mechanism to cool itself. Your nervous system automatically triggers your sweat glands when your body temperature rises. But, did you know that some people sweat excessively even when the body is not exposed to a warm environment? This excessive sweating is called Hyperhidrosis. This excessive sweating can interfere with everyday activities. Hands can be so sweaty that it becomes difficult to turn a doorknob or use a computer. Because the skin is often wet, skin infections can develop. Read on to find out...