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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...

Shah Rukh Khan declares he does not allow disrespect of women...

News Desk | Shah Rukh Khan says nobody has ever dared to misbehave with women on his sets. The actor engaged in a profound conversation...

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...

Zainab’s murderer caught: Are our children safe now?

Omer Aftab | Zainab’s murderer is caught and will be dealt with the course of law. So should all the parents be comfortable and fearless...

Pentagon continued to fund Afghan units despite human rights abuse

AFP | The US military funded Afghan police and security units even though American officials knew members were implicated in gross human rights violations, according...

India’s top court acquits Bollywood director of rape

AFP | India's top court on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Bollywood director accused of raping an American research scholar in a case that...

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...

Mahira Khan delivers powerful statement after Kasur incident

News Desk | Mahira Khan along with other celebrities gave a strong message against child abuse. She joined the protest organized by the singer Juni...

Celebrities urge authorities to take action after minor’s rape in Kasur

News Desk | An eight-year-old girl named Zainab was brutally murdered after being raped in Kasur. The girl was kidnapped outside of her home and...

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...

Hollywood declares war on sexual assault at Golden Globes

AFP | Hollywood spoke with one voice at the Golden Globes on Sunday to declare war on the film industry's culture of sexual harassment and...

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,...

Former hostage freed by Pakistan arrested on sexual assault charges

AFP | A Canadian man who was held captive by a faction of the Afghan Taliban for five years has been arrested on 15 charges...

Indian court orders baby exhumation for rape case

AFP with additional input from News Desk An Indian court has ordered the exhumation of the remains of a baby born to a teenage rape...

Child marriage is still legal in the US

Nicholas Syrett | The recent outrage over Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore allegedly targeting teenage girls for sex has elicited reports that some evangelical churches actually encourage...

Matt Damon criticised for his comments on sexual misconduct

News Desk | Matt Doman feels that decent actors in the Hollywood are going unnoticed as heavy attention is given to 'sexual predators'. He said, "We're...

Shahrukh Khan declares women should be respected for speaking out on...

News Desk | Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan says, that women speaking up bravely about horrific incidents of sexual assault deserve our respect. Such efforts should...

Harvey Weinstein hit by new sexual misconduct lawsuit

AFP | Another actress added her name Monday to the dozens accusing movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of a litany of depraved sexual misconduct as he...

Make better decisions by knowing how decision fatigue works

Leon Ho | When determining a court ruling, there are many factors that contribute to their final verdict. You probably assume that the judge’s decision...

Angelina Jolie speaks on sexual violence at UN Summit

News Desk | Angelina Jolie in her powerful speech has pressed peacekeeping negotiators to make extraordinary efforts to safeguard the safety of women in war...

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,...

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....

Kevin Spacey loses his role in major movie after multiple sexual...

News Desk | Kevin Spacey, 58, lost his role in ‘All The Money In The World' in the wake of numerous sexual assault allegations leveled...

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...

Chasing happiness won’t make you happy

Leon Ho | When we talk about happiness, we think about staying happy all the time – every single day, every single minute with zero...

Why you always feel so tired even after rest

Leon Ho | I used to go home and just lie on the sofa after work to rest. Later, I wanted to spend more time...

Momina Mustehsan will promote sports among girls

News Desk | Momina Mustehsan is bracing up to run cricket camps in the all-girls school of Islamabad and Lahore along with the team of...

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...

Pakistan strikes back at saffron terror: Khwaja Asif terms Modi a...

News Analysis | Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, in an interview on Monday, termed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "terrorist" and said the Indian government...

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