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Malala: a symbol of courage and faith

Pakistan, June 6 -- 'I know the power that a young girl carries in her heart when she has a vision and a mission' - Malala Yousafzai Malala seems to be everywhere. And some of us are loving it. Indee... Read More


Malala: Survivor. Activist. Legend.

Pakistan, June 6 -- 'I know the power that a young girl carries in her heart when she has a vision and a mission' - Malala Yousafzai Malala seems to be everywhere. And some of us are loving it. Indee... Read More


COVAX saves the day

Pakistan, May 30 -- America has pledged to share 80 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine. This makes it the largest provider to COVAX, which, in turn, helps bring vaccines to Pakistan. The US is a... Read More


To be a Feminist

Pakistan, May 24 -- I support all peaceful protest marches for women's rights as I consider myself a feminist. That being said, there has to be a conversation, and most of all understanding, about the... Read More


Witch, grandmother, ink and eggs

Pakistan, May 9 -- The title of this column might sound like that of a Dr Seuss book, but the context is more sinister. Political slander and smear campaigns have been the norm for years. This should ... Read More


Riz Ahmed - breaking all stereotypes

Pakistan, April 28 -- Riz Ahmed did not take home the Oscar this year for his lead role in 'Sound of Metal'. That honour went to Sir Anthony Hopkins for 'The Father'. But this doesn't matter. For by b... Read More


In favour of 'vaccine passports'

Pakistan, April 18 -- Vaccine Passports have been a main topic of conversation in the past few days. Last year I was scoffed at for bringing this up and it was even denoted as being a conspiracy theor... Read More


Battling loss and grief during Covid -19 in a South Asian landscape

Pakistan, April 5 -- The therapist I spoke to told me that 'channeling' grief was not the first stage that we should be speaking about as far as mental health was concerned. Particularly in this cultu... Read More


Vaccine hesitancy in Pakistan - Building trust

Pakistan, March 20 -- Viewing the World Economic Forum (WEF) webinar "Boosting Vaccine Confidence" earlier this year was quite educational. The focus of the webinar was to encourage vaccine administra... Read More