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Pakistani Women in a Changing Society

May 3, 2009 by

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by Hamza Alavi (Editor’s Note: It is quite an old article. Some facts and figures are certainly out of date. Our optimism tells us that situation has changed and there has been significant emancipation(atleast at some socio-economic levels) but on the other hand we should not fall into the trap of ignorance by considering that […]

The Rise of Religious Fundamentalism in Pakistan – Hamza Alavi

March 10, 2009 by

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Source Religious fundamentalism has become a powerful and dangerous force in Pakistan, due mainly to the opportunism of successive political leadership that has pandered to it. Militant sectarian religious groups and parties, led by half-educated and bigoted mullahs, many of them armed to the teeth, are holding our civil society and the state to ransom. […]

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