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We need a ‘Charter of Society’

Lately, there has been an extensive talk about various charters of sorts - the Charter of Democracy, the Charter of Economy and even there has been a discussion on the…

The rise of an intolerant society

How did we become so brutally intolerant? What led us to this despicable state? Over the last couple of months, Pakistan has reported violence against Christians, desecration of a Hindu…

A society’s role

Zainab’s murder in Kasur, in 2018, which sensitized – rather rattled – the parents of every minor in the country, led to protests and activation of civil society movements for…

A society under stress

While we know about the level of political dichotomy in the country and the hatred that has crept up between political parties and their supporters with the use of the…

‘Good Society’

It now looks almost certain that the next general elections would be held by August 2018. The incumbent federal and provincial governments, therefore, have just about five months to complete…

Serving society

THE contradiction is intriguing. It is a story of a woman of royal lineage who passed away recently and will be remembered fondly for her services to the poor. Her…

An unequal society

After getting vaccinated, I eagerly returned to some parts of normal life, expecting the essential workers I interacted with would be already vaccinated. After all, they became eligible for the…

Monika and our broken society

The chilling case of the rape and murder of seven-year-old domestic worker Monika Larik in Khairpur, Sindh, reflects much of what is wrong with our society. The poor child went…