Thursday August 18, 2022
Dr Shahnaz Khan
Dr Shahnaz Khan

  • October 16, 2021

    A web of deceit

    The most effective way to keep the weaker segments of society is to keep them powerless. For this the stronger segments have devised various ways to...

  • September 25, 2021

    Empowering women

    Recent events of violence against women have triggered a debate in Pakistan, where women’s clothes and religion have taken centre stage and have...

  • August 28, 2021

    Dreaming of peace

    The world is focused on the mismanaged withdrawal of the US from Afghanistan, the cowardly exit of Ashraf Ghani and the swift takeover by the Afghan...

  • August 23, 2021

    Ubiquitous inequality

    Inequality has become a buzz word in development circles as even rich countries are not exempt from it. However, in Pakistan it has taken another...

  • July 29, 2021

    Elections and the people

    Electoral reforms are needed, like PM Imran Khan says, but what kind of reforms do we need? The prime minister wants to focus on technical issues....

  • July 15, 2015

    Heat, death and poverty

    Almost every aspect of the recent deadly heatwave in Karachi has been discussed in the media. Causes of this calamity: climate change, heat bubble,...

  • June 26, 2015

    No to child labour

    Child labour is a blatant violation of human rights. The International Day Against Child Labour – falling on June 12 – was started by the ILO to...

  • May 08, 2015

    Workers of the world

    Labour Day is commemorated on May 1 in honour of the martyrs of the Hay Market massacre in Chicago in 1886, who gave their lives fighting for...

  • April 29, 2015

    Education as commodity

    Education is a basic human right – like food, healthcare, shelter and many other necessities of life. The concept of social contract was promoted...

  • March 04, 2015

    A tale of two fires

    On March 26, 1911, a New York Times headline announced a disaster, “141 men and girls die in shirtwaist factory fire; trapped high up in...