October 26, 2021

How COVID affected the already isolated transgender community in Pakistan?

The aftermath of COVID-19 has seen many vulnerable communities at the cusp of debilitation and destitute in Pakistan. One such group of individuals are the transgender […]
October 21, 2021

The Illogical Two-Finger Virginity Test Still Being Used In Pakistan

Even in the wake of a new era, our lowbrow society has continuously stooped into an endless abyss of ignorance. Our philistine society has its hands […]
May 2, 2020

When I received life threats on ‘World Press Freedom Day’

When I received life threats on ‘World Press Freedom Day’ “Shahab, are you out of your mind? The military spokesperson just said on national television that […]
December 14, 2019

Makhdoom Shahab-ud-Din wins “Journalist of the Year 2019″ Award

Makhdoom Shahab-ud-Din wins “Journalist of the Year 2019″ Award Pakistan’s prestigious and most-sought after journalism recognition, the AGAHI Awards, recognized 47 journalists for media excellence and […]
May 16, 2019

Marital rape: a non-criminalized crime

Marital rape a non-criminalized crime Recent incidents of domestic violence have made me contemplate over a very indispensable issue – marital rape. As of today, Pakistan […]
May 16, 2019

Understanding the Hazara genocide

Understanding the Hazara genocide The Hazara community was at the receiving end last week of yet another attack in Quetta’s Hazarganji area. The community has been […]
May 16, 2019

Origins of the polio conspiracy narrative

Origins of the polio conspiracy narrative Published in Daily Times  Click here to read on Daily Times An important lesson of history is that rumours of […]
May 16, 2019

Forced conversion and religious zealots

Forced conversion and religious zealots Published in Daily Times  Click here to read on Daily Times I was appalled upon learning that yet another family fell […]
October 10, 2018

خودکشی نہ کریں، بس ہوش کریں

خودکشی نہ کریں، بس ہوش کریں تاریخ گواہ ہے کہ  گزشتہ حکومتوں پر ان کے ابتدائی سو دنوں میں اتنی تنقید نہیں ہوئی جتنی پاکستان تحریکِ […]