By branding ‘sitting at home’ as a life of luxurious comfort and laze, housework and emotional labour, society does not consider women who live...
Ramzan is a celebration of religion itself, I’ve been told. Wheel-of-fortune themed game shows, sehri parties, and 10k joras is not celebration --...
There is a long line of incidents, or accidents, of people I know that makes me feel so utterly helpless
I felt quite like the boy, from one of Intizar Hussain’s Urdu short stories, who goes walk-about in search for the clouds only to return to his...
The culture of cycling might be saved from dying
…when I had to stay overnight with a family member at a private hospital in the city
There ought to be a system in place in public sector hospitals whereby patients with extreme conditions can be attended on priority basis
For most girls in our part of the world, destiny is very conveniently compartmentalised at the time of birth
As shocking as it may seem, boys do feel
One-third of our fun and satisfaction that accompanies most holidays is rudely snatched from us in the aftermath of landing at Lahore airport