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Category Archives: Pakistan

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 […]

Seminar Sindh’s Irrigation System: “Our Life, Our Sindhu River”

Dear All, You are cordially invited to a seminar on Sindh’s Irrigation System on Tuesday the 17th of September at the 90 Clifton auditorium, SZABIST. Please see below copy of the press release. Regards, Ghazala Rahman Rafiq, Ph.D., Director, Sindh Abhyaas Academy (SAA) Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science & Technology (SZABIST) 90 Clifton, […]

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 […]