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‘I brought the nightmare to an end and you can too!’

Sehra Waheed, author of ‘Silent Submission’, asks Pakistani women to stand up against domestic violence KARACHI By Razzak Abro A harrowing account of a young Pakistani woman caught amidst an expatriate society in its most primitive notions on the role of women in marriage – ‘Silent Submission’ describes the life story of Sehra Waheed. The … Continue reading

With study time over, Bilawal ready for the job?

RAZZAK ABRO KARACHI – With political temperatures soaring in Pakistan, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari – the Chairman of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) – has started politicking in Sindh. President Asif Ali Zardari had announced earlier this year that Bilawal would take on some political responsibilities in the country after September, and now that the younger Zardari has … Continue reading

‘Let’s vouch for women, the best decision-makers’

STAFF REPORT KARACHI Women’s participation in society is a mark of development and social enlightenment, US Consul General in Karachi William Martin said on Wednesday. “When women are afforded their rights and given the chance to pursue education, employment and political participation, they drive social and economic progress,” he added. He was speaking at a … Continue reading