Tag: Girls

Zainab case highlights Punjab police incompetence

News Analysis | The Zainab murder and rape case has exposed the gross incompetence, criminal negligence and deplorable ethics of the Punjab police. Zainab was...

December 16th – A Day of Double Tragedy..!

Bilal Awaisi |  It was December 16th of this year. My friend and I were sitting in the office of a bank manager. Two of...

Gulalai Ismail wins recognition for her fight against Taliban ideology

News Analysis | Gulalai Ismail from Pakistan made history on Thursday morning when she won a joint award for her undeterred awareness campaign to counter...

Why dark-skinned women often pay a higher dowry?

Rina Chandran | Mirror, mirror on the wall; who is the fairest of them all? The one with the palest skin, of course. Or that's...

Why women chess players don’t reach the top?

Here’s a story my father likes to tell. When I was five, my family spent several months living in Barbados. Since we were in...

India’s child labor problem

Anuradha Nagaraj| CHENNAI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Urban India is employing an increasing number of children - many under nine years of age -...

What makes the selfie generation narcissistic and in love with itself?

Lisa Firestone | Studies are now showing what many of you may have suspected: We are living in an increasingly narcissistic society. In a world where...

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women 25 November

"Violence against women and girls is a human rights violation, public health pandemic and serious obstacle to sustainable development. It imposes large-scale costs on...