‘Naya Pakistan’ and its cornered tigresses
Society's 'Dunk' or "sting" against women needs to be neutralized. As female participation in the workforce increases, Pakistani society needs to work on the harassment they face outside their homes. Women need enough freedom to work morally, ethically and become able part of society rather than an isolated entity being pushed in a defensive corner now and again, a media anchor argues.
Inclusive Growth: Remedy for Pakistan’s Population Crisis
According to the 1951 census, the Dominion of Pakistan (both East and West Pakistan) had a population of 75 million population, in which West...
Pakistan’s identity crisis: can it explain itself without India? Aitzaz Ahsan explains
On Pakistan’s 74th birth anniversary, Moeed Pirzada, Editor Global Village Space, sat down with Pakistan’s most prominent legal and constitutional expert, Aitzaz Ahsan, to revisit his provocative work, “Indus Saga and the Making of Pakistan” – that first appeared in 1996. Constitutionalist cum historian remembered the painful identity crisis his generation faced when confronted by the world with the question, “Who are you? And Why Pakistan?”. And he explains why Pakistan, inheritor of Indus civilization, was never part of the Gangetic plains of Hindustan that constitute modern India.
Inequality in the quality of elections and governance
For Karl Marx (1818-1883) the major cause of poverty is inequality or uneven distribution of wealth and income. Applying his thoughts in the political...
Why is Kashmir etched into Pakistan’s psyche?
Will India open the doors of riches and opulence for Pakistan if we drop Kashmir from our rhetoric? President AJK Sardar Masood Khan argues that those who believe this are living in an illusion. Kashmir or no Kashmir, India will not discard that agenda. He explains why Kashmir is an undeniable part of Pakistan's psyche.
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