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Those where the days…WAF early years

Back in the late seventies and early eighties, a number of previously unrelated Pakistani women returned to Karachi from various universities in the west. They carried with them strange and radical ideas about women’s rights. For example, one of them created a group called ‘TUF’ or ‘The Union Feminist’. For that time, in a Pakistan […]

Street fighting days

[Published in DAWN, Monday, June 16th, 2008 – Editorial Section]] By Ghazala Rahman Rafiq WHO in Pakistan believes elections mean democracy? Iraqis learned beheading Saddam heralded neither freedom nor democracy. Even many Americans discovered they went to war ‘not in our name’ since WMD never turned up in Iraq. Worldwide it is possible to […]