If you must find me a man

Nabiha Meher has chalked out a list of qualities a man ought to have if she were to consider him My brother got married this December, and because I had lost a lot of weight (side effect of a medication I take), many people assumed I did so to “catch” a husband. This was my standard response: no, I don’t want to catch a husband. Just an STD. It’s easier to get rid of. Yet despite giving out such a response, many persisted on asking me about... Read More

Why I Need Feminism

Madeeha Maqbool makes an impassioned case for why women from Pakistan’s ‘elite’ need feminism just as much as their economically weaker counterparts I cannot count the number of women I’ve met who end or start a sentence with the caveat “Not that I’m a feminist”. And I always feel like saying, “Why the hell not?” It isn’t even an academic debate. I am not a feminist because I read feminist... Read More

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