Hira Shah

Self-Reflection of a Nation on The July Tragedies

Self-Reflection of a Nation on “the July Tragedies”

Noor Muqaddam’s death was a tragedy. But, it wasn’t just a tragedy of a brutal murder. It was a stark revelation and a gruesome reminder of a newly-developing characteristic of this nation. And, that characteristic is “hidden biases about religion & women in Pakistan”. As an empowerment platform, we were appalled at the media narrative …

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How to support a friend going through a divorce?

How do I Support A Friend who is Going through a Divorce?

Divorces are happening in Pakistan. There are some colonial laws as part of the Pakistan’s judicial system; like the RCR (Restitution of Conjugal Rights), which are currently in their last stages, before they will be declared unconstitutional. Laws related to women’s rights are coming into existence because women are becoming financially independent. They are finally …

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