Tag: Harassment

Zainab: Daughter of Eve

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | The brutalisation and murder of Zainab focussed attention on some deep and serious problems of our society. There has been...

Amy Schumer labels Aziz Ansari’s behaviour ‘unacceptable’

News Analysis | Aziz Ansari's co-actor and comedian Amy Schumer says that she does not want his career to be ruined but believes that his...

PML-N senator public groping : Has child harassment become normalized in...

News Analysis | A video of a senior PML-N senator groping a young girl in Karachi sparked a huge outcry on social media on Wednesday....

Sonam Kapoor highlights reasons for silence on sexual harassment

News Desk | Sonam Kapoor identified three significant reasons why women fail to report sexual harassment against them in her recent interview. She recently gave...

Woody Allen isolated over his daughter’s molestation claims

AFP | Woody Allen faced widening isolation Friday over allegations that he molested his daughter more than 25 years ago, after Colin Firth joined the...

Aziz Ansari responds after being accused of sexual harassment

News Analysis | American actor Aziz Ansari responded to the allegations of sexual harassment levelled against him. Grace, a 23-year old, claims Ansari sexually harassed...

Mehwish Hayat introduces Pakistan to ‘Times Up’ campaign against harassment

News Desk | Popular Pakistani actress Mehwish Hayat expressed her solidarity with the sexual harassment campaign ‘Times Up' that dominated the recent Hollywood's Golden Globe...

Hindu girl bullied for befriending Muslims kills herself

News Analysis | A Hindu woman has killed herself after facing harassment over her friendship with a Muslim man in the southern Indian state of...

Will Oprah be the next celebrity president?

AFP | Could Oprah Winfrey run for president and beat Donald Trump? The United States was ablaze Monday with speculation that the billionaire talk show...

Dolphin Force personnel allegedly help imposters harass Food Authority officers

News Analysis | On Thursday, January 4th 2018, Saima Akram, a food safety officer from Punjab Food Authority (PFA) registered a FIR against officers of...

Actors in black supporting #MeToo mocked for feeble protest

AFP | Normally ahead of the Golden Globes, the women of Hollywood would be clamoring to find the perfect headline-grabbing dress for the red carpet. Instead,...

Priyanka Chopra reveals how abuse of power in Bollywood held her...

News Desk | Priyanka Chopra in her recent statement revealed that she had been the victim of celebrity power abuse in the Bollywood film industry many times. She...

South Asian countries battle with obsession over fair skin

The Conversation | “Let’s scrub out that tan” is a common refrain in beauty parlours in India, where girls grow up with constant reminders that...

Carol singers arrested as Hindutva members go on a rampage in...

News Analysis | Six carol singers have been arrested in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh after a man accused them of trying to...

Salma Hayek reveals Harvey Weinstein forced her to film nude scene

News Analysis | Mexican-American actress Salma Hayek spoke fearlessly about her encounter with sexual harassment by disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Salma wrote an opinionated...

Uber paid hackers $100,000 to hide security breach

Reuters | Uber Technologies Inc paid hackers $100,000 to keep secret a massive breach last year that exposed the personal information of about 57 million...

How is Indian culture an impediment to justice for victims of...

Devika Sakhadeo | The #MeToo campaign that encourages women to speak up about their experiences of sexual assault harassment has been a catalyst for such accusations across political,...

Mahira Khan counts herself lucky for never being harassed

News Desk | In an interview with BBC World News Mahira Khan says that it is just a matter of luck that she has never faced...

Sexual harassment: A true picture

Izza Rasul |  As a woman belonging to a patriarchal society in Pakistan, voicing sexual harassment issues has always had negative repercussions for the whistleblower....

The next Oscar goes to ‘Friend’s request’

Shiffa Yousafzai | The kind of pieces I write are about the subjects upon which I want my readers to ponder, for I believe they could...

Sharmeen Obaid’s clarification; was it convincing?

News Analysis | Pakistan's first and only recipient of the prestigious Oscar Award, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy has finally spoken up on the crisis that followed the...

How celebrities and politicians reacted to Sharmeen Obaid’s controversy

News Desk | Yesterday, Pakistan's social media was abuzz with condemnation tweets and Facebook posts, after the physician who tended to the sister of Sharmeen...

Priyanka supports the “Me Too” campaign against sexual assaults

News Desk | 'Sexual assaults are more an expression of power than sexuality'. Being herself a strong woman, Bollywood Diva Priyanka Chopra says strong women...

How to protect women from sexual harassment?

Saud Bin Ahsan | Sexual harassment is a breach of a person’s basic right to dignity as enshrined in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic...

Why are ‘white supremacists’ targeting Muslims in UK?

News Analysis | A man named, Ian Anthony Rook, accused of stabbing a surgeon who treated victims of the Manchester Arena attack has appeared in...

Ayesha Gulalai refuses to leave seat and claims forming splinter group...

News Analysis |  Ayesha Gulalai, the PTI dissident announced to the media today that she would form a splinter group of the party while reiterating...

India’s Supreme Court denies abortion for 10 year old girl

Last Friday, the Supreme Court of India refused to allow an abortion for a 10-year-old girl who is at least 28 weeks’ pregnant. The...

Social Activists take to Twitter as the Kashmiri tied to military...

Screenshots from a video of a Kashmiri protester tied to an Indian military vehicle, to use him as a “human shield” against demonstrators pelting stones, has gone viral. The video is...

Do I just represent the ‘honor’ of the men in my...

Asma Razzaq | Do not go to the park as your brother would not like it, this is not America’, my mother scolded me when...

Punjab clarifies its position on racism against Pakhtuns

Punjab government has in the last couple of days received acidic criticism on social and electronic media. This started after stories were leaked about...

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