Tahira Abdullah

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The writer is a development practitioner, researcher, human rights defender, peace activist and humanitarian volunteer.

To March or Not to March

Marching on 8th March for women’s rights has been a global annual occurrence for 166 years; in Pakistan for 75 years; and in the...

A Femicide Epidemic?

As the number and frequency of violent sexual crimes against women register a steep rise, successive governments, the justice system and society in general fail to address the issue

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Reshaping Pakistan

The days immediately after independence may not have been ideal for strengthening the roots of democracy, what befell the country in the subsequent decades has been harrowing

The Real Populists of Pakistan

"In war, truth is the first casualty," wrote Aeschylus,...

Provocation that did not work

It seems that the US political and military thinkers and strategists now firmly believe in enticing and provoking China into a military conflict, before it overtakes America in the fields of economy

The New Great Game- A Pakistani Perspective

South Asia appears to be the next battleground where world powers will compete to seize the moment in a bid to lead the world; the New Great Game