October 9, 2018
By Iqra Sarfaraz & Adeela Akmal

The Breast Cancer Awareness Month, marked in countries across the world every October, helps to increase attention and support for the awareness of the disease. You! takes a look...Breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer that mainly affects women. It develops from the breast tissue and if left undetected and untreated, the disease can spread to other areas of the body as well. Given the high incidence and destructive nature of breast cancer, early prevention and treatment of this disease is a high priority. It is due to this fact that spreading awareness of breast cancer has become a necessity and the month of October is...


By Buraq Shabbir

bcamBreast cancer survival rates have risen worldwide while the number of deaths associated with this disease is steadily declining. In this regard, You! takes a look at the efforts being made by ‘Ek Soch Welfare Organization’ in Karachi...Breast cancer charities and other relevant individuals and organisations across the globe work to raise awareness and funds for the cause during the month of October. This has been declared as the Breast Cancer Awareness Month , an annual international health campaign that is aimed at digging deeper into the cause, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of the disease. It also offers information...


By Iqra Sarfaraz & Adeela Akmal

beautyWant to know the hottest beauty trends? Brace yourselves as this week You! highlights some key hair, makeup and accessories straight from the runway of the recently concluded Fashion Pakistan Week... Huma Adnan features chunky & traditional jewellery of ‘Craft Stories’ for her collection, ‘Tales of Dheradun’.Festivities mean more glitz and glam, and when the wedding season is round the corner, every girl is surfing for interesting ideas to look at her best. Well, we are talking about spontaneous happy hours, weddings and parties; these are the events which call for some amazing formal and flashy clothes at the same time....


By Asif Khan

you & me Guys who think girls are not as strong as them definitely need to take a break and see our international Mixed Martial Art and Bando player Maham Tai, defeating her opponents in the ring, where she is virtually unstoppable. Better yet, they should enter the ring and confront her in a face-off round. Maham started martial arts training at the age of one and a half years, courtesy to her dad Grand Master Ashraf Tai. Besides her father, she also grew up watching her mother and brother involved in the same sport. She surprised everyone when she got her black belt when she was barely eight years old followed by her 2nd Dan at...


By you desk

Hi Nadine,I am a 23-year-old girl, doing MS. I am good looking and boys often try to befriend me. I have been in love with the son of my father’s best friend, S, for a long time. He is very serious about me, but he is from a family where parents make decisions about their children’s marriage. S was also promised to the daughter of his aunt and he says he cannot break the engagement without breaking up his sister’s home, as it was a watta satta thing. However, in S’s family, most men have more than one wife, and taking a second wife is not considered bad. Now, he wants me to marry him because he says he can well afford to support a...


By A. Jafri

womenImagine you walk into a room but step into another world - a world of moving images, snapshots and fleeting moments that burst to life as you move across. Works of arts are considered the best medium for storytelling because they not only narrate one; they make you feel them too. The second edition of the London Design Biennale was recently held at the prestigious Somerset House in London. Pakistan was amongst 40 countries participating and interpreting this year’s theme of ‘Emotional States’ via its official pavilion ‘Aangan’.The exhibit was done by Wagging Tongues Productions in collaboration with the Kaarvan Crafts...


By Rubia Moghees

interiorThis week You! takes a look at the awe-inspiring interiors of a newly-opened store in Lahore which is a fusion of classic design with a contemporary twist...From telling the brand’s story and creating immersive experiences to putting together head-turning displays, attention to detail is paramount when it comes to designing a retail store. Occupying two floors of a modern structure, located in Mini market, Gulberg, Lahore; the store interior for ‘Afsaneh’ has a vibe of a strong cultural aesthetic that one has to set some time aside to browse. The word ‘Afsaneh’ brings memories of the old world when things were simpler,...


By Z. K

mental healthWhen we come down with a cold, most of us don’t hesitate to pop a pill or visit the doctor. But if we can’t seem to shake our endless worries or that nagging sense of hopelessness, we plug along as though nothing is wrong. It is common practice to treat cold or flu symptoms. But what about mental illness, do people treat it like their physical health and seek out treatment? Unfortunately, the answer is No. Do you know that mental health issues affect about 80% of people in one way or another.Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps...


By Muneeba Amir

A number of women unknowingly go through Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome around the world. In Pakistan, most women learn about PCOS once they themselves are diagnosed with it. You! takes a look...are you emotionally broken down every time you look at a negative pregnancy test? If you find yourselves with a constant battle with your appearance and pain; you may be one of those millions of women living with a condition called Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome .Women, as homemakers, are the backbone of our families. In urban cities, balancing family and work is a challenge for women. Juggling between work and home, most of them ignore their health. And...