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The Betrayed Promise

June 7, 2009 by

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by Eqbal Ahmad DAWN – 18 June, 1995 [Editor’s note: An Urdu translation of this article is available at Roshni] Before I recall Mr. Jinnah and the aspirations which inspired the subcontinent’s Muslims to seek separate statehood, it is relevant to underline the price nations pay when the values and expectations on which a state […]

No-woman’s land

May 17, 2009 by

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By Syed Moazzam Hai DAWN – Sunday, 17 May, 2009 On an oppressive August afternoon, I was chattering away with a farmer while trudging through a rice crop to a humble dera nestled quietly under the calm shadows of a cluster of trees at the far end of the fields. I was in Sheikhupura area […]

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 Some facts and figures are certainly out of date.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 […]