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A water-wise world

World Water Week 2023, an international conference, was held from August 20 to August 24 in Stockholm, Sweden and highlighted the importance of water on our planet, emphasizing the challenges…

The population denominator

Earlier this month, on July 11, the world commemorated World Population Day. To mark the occasion, the Supreme Court hosted a conference to underscore the importance of population as a…

It’s a biased world

Gender bias is a pervasive problem worldwide and Pakistan is no exception. Gender biased social norms can be defined as ‘the undervaluation of women’s capabilities and rights in society.’ This…

Inflation — a world phenomenon

Consumers around the globe are experiencing higher prices for commodities and services. The reasons for this may vary from country to country but the underlying reason is that Covid-19 led to…

Climate, world order and Pakistan – Part I

Pakistan today is in such a state where only historically unprecedented actions on a historically unprecedented scale can ensure its survival. This will be a massive challenge. But the stakes…

Russia-Ukraine war divides the world – I

The Russian invasion of Ukraine about four months ago has divided the world community amongst pro-Russia, pro-Ukraine alignments with most nations remaining neutral or tentatively circumspect. How long the nations…

Two different worlds

As sections of the ruling classes continue to settle their political scores, the people witness no respite from the myriad of problems they have been facing for decades now. The…