November 6, 2018
By Buraq Shabbir

Team of ‘Learning Time’ poses in front of their stall at Expo Centre, Karachi.‘Learning Time’, an initiative that operates in around 18 countries across Asia and Africa, welcomes women to work, learn and grow with them on various levels. The country manager for ‘Learning Time Pakistan’ is educationist Salima Sachwani. You! takes a closer look at the initiative and how it is helping these women. Read on...Awoman stepping out of her home for work purpose isn’t an alien concept anymore, particularly in this day and age. However, it is not just about earning a living and providing financial support to the family, but it also...


By Adeela Akmal

[email protected] Mohsin Shaikh is a 26-year-old homemaker, a passionate home chef and a social media enthusiast, who runs a very successful all-female group ‘Karachi Chefs at Home’ . While Saba was still doing her undergraduate, she decided to create a group where she could share tips and tricks, recipes and anything food related with people who love cooking. She believed that while there were websites for international cuisines, a lot of these recipes couldn’t be replicated in a desi kitchen. Four years later, KCH has become synonymous to a search engine for information related to cooking food. Members of the group have contributed...


By Rubia Moghees

beautyFrom time to time, in our beauty talk section, we feature different designers who share their experiences, achievements and beauty secrets with us. This week You! talks to Lahore-based designer, Sara Rohale Asghar...We can always count on Sara Rohale Asghar’s exquisite ensembles with an array of flattering silhouettes and styles like mermaid gowns, trailing shararas and structured couture pieces. The Lahore-based designer has a penchant for churning out instant classics. One would find a complex mix of traditional and contemporary influence of culture in her collections with a reverence for experimental luxury. She has a studio for...


By R. Khan

health interviewAmina Mujib Khan is one of the renowned nutritionists of the country with several awards under her belt including Award from Dar-ul -Sukun ATE. She is also one of the Ponds Miracle Women 2014. She has appeared in numerous morning shows as a wellness and nutrition expert. She also is the author of her own cookbook. She is currently working as a nutrition & weight loss consultant at a private hospital in Karachi. This week You! talks to Amina Mujib Khan regarding what role a nutritionist can play in maintaining a healthy lifestyle... You! Who is a nutritionist? Amina Mujib Khan: A nutritionist is a person who advises...


By Nida Mohsin

you & meRafay Israr is an upcoming singer whose new single ‘Man Ki Lagan’ is making waves on social media. Though Rafay has been singing since seven years now, it has always been his passion to become a professional singer. “I started with concerts. My uncle who was a recording and stage artiste introduced me to showbiz and media. As a child, I used to go with him to all the music studios; it would fascinate me a lot,” says Rafay, who is also the Year’s Excellence Award Winner 2018 in the category of ‘Rising Talent of the year’.Speaking about his latest song, Israr informs, “Man Ki Lagan is a powerful sufi track and it has...


By Adeela Akmal

The organisers and attendees at the fundraiser held in Karachi for breast cancer hospital.pinktoberThe month of October is now so closely identified with breast cancer that it is commonly referred to as ‘Pinktober’. It is dedicated to celebrating life, spreading awareness, and going pink in support of the fight against breast cancer. When it comes to Pakistan, this becomes crucial as one out of nine women is at risk of developing this disease. Unfortunately, due to low female literacy, cultural beliefs, taboos, myths and misconceptions, early detection and treatments becomes an obstacle. It is due to this fact that spreading awareness...


By you desk

recipeTired of having eggs done the same way every morning? Here’s an exciting idea for this humble ingredient. This week You! collaborates with founder and CEO of ‘Kitchen Crafts’ and food website ‘Happy Belly World’, Kausar Ahmed, who shares her delicious recipe for an Egg Roulade. Bon Appetite.IngredientsFor rouladeUnsalted butter 5 tbspFlour 6 tbspWhole milk 1 1/4 cupsParmesan cheese 3 tbspEgg yolks 6Egg whites 8Salt 3/4 tspBlack pepper 1/4 tspCream of tartar 1/8 tspFor FillingUnsalted butter 1 tbspSpinach 1 cupTomatoes 1/2 cupMushrooms 1/2 cupGreen chillies 1-2Chilli flakes 1/4 tspItalian herbs 1/4 tspWhite pepper 1/4...


By you desk

Dear Nadine,I am a 28-year-old woman. I got married three years back, and my son was born a year later. Mine was an arranged marriage and I was happy with my husband. Then his cousin got transferred from Lahore to Karachi. He stayed with us for a month, before getting his own apartment. Even after shifting to his place, he used to visit us daily, as his family was in Lahore. I don’t quite know how, but we fell for each other. I have no idea what made me become attracted to him! I think I just lost my mind. But I never was involved with him physically. One day, my husband caught us talking to each other alone. He didn’t show that he had...


By Iqra Sarfaraz

Session on ‘Harassment at Workplace’ was conducted to highlight the lack of law implementation in this regard.women peace table conference 2018Sexual harassment has been a widespread issue related to women since forever. Every year, peace table conferences, workshops and seminars are held all over the world to cater to the issue of sexual assault, bring peace and fight gender disparity. Moreover, there have been efforts made through debates to have women support each other in the peace making process by getting united and having a voice.With a motive of breaking the silence and women supporting each other, Tehreek-e-Niswan recently...