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Hassan Hakeem
Hassan Hakeem

  • October 20, 2023

    Are caretaker setups needed?

    Understandably, caretaker govt is mandated to oversee smooth transition of power through free, fair and peaceful conduct of elections

  • July 04, 2023

    The gender factor in elections

    As the country prepares for the upcoming elections, and political parties gear into electioneering mode, what remains missing from the mainstream...

  • April 14, 2023

    Imperial feminism

    As the world celebrated International Women’s Day in March, it was also time to reflect on key wins and lessons. Just across the border since the...

  • May 24, 2022

    Misogyny in politics

    In the backdrop of growing political unrest last month, on April 8, the then prime minister Imran Khan in his last address on national TV proclaimed...

  • April 09, 2022

    Political toll on women

    With the ongoing political developments, constitutional crisis, and judicial intervention, ever wonder how severely this impacts the women of...

  • March 10, 2022

    Women and politics

    As the world celebrated International Women’s Day on Tuesday , Pakistan’s political landscape has yet another date to pay attention to – the...

  • September 22, 2021

    Women in social cohesion

    The World Economic Forum's Global Gender Index 2021 ranks Pakistan at 153 out of 156 countries. Categorised on indicators of social cohesion...

  • June 06, 2021

    Forced to marry

    Recent months have seen a spike in the reporting of forced religious conversion of abducted Hindu girls in Sindh, later married to their abductors....

  • March 02, 2021

    Aid for politics

    The United States Congress recently passed the omnibus spending bill for fiscal year 2021. An omnibus spending bill is a type of bill in the US that...

  • December 07, 2020

    Women in politics

    Governments, civil society and rights advocacy groups around the world observe 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence .The 16-day...

  • August 20, 2020

    Covid-19 and gender

    The Covid-19 pandemic has wide exposed structural inequalities in the social, economic and political roles women play; multiplied vulnerabilities...

  • July 05, 2020

    Reimagining education

    In the federal budget for 2020-21, the government earmarked Rs83.363 billion for Education Affairs and Services against the revised allocation of...

  • June 11, 2020

    Hybrid federalism

    In popular Arab literature, ‘Al Irhab wal Kabab’ is considered quintessentially Kafkaesque – the protagonist Ahmed, a suppressed citizen...

  • May 19, 2020

    Protecting future generations

    The writer is a development specialist with expertise in parliamentary oversight and sustainable development.During last month’s Saarc...