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For some in Pakistan, suicide is the only way to escape poverty
For some in Pakistan, suicide is the only way to escape poverty

By Reuters
February 15th 2012
Bashiran Bibi and her husband fought everyday because money was too tight. Their hungry children’s screams tormented …

Gender equality: ‘freedom to’ and ‘freedom from’
Gender equality: ‘freedom to’ and ‘freedom from’

By Pragna Patel
February 15th 2012
The various social contracts that are emerging between the State and the dominant religious right minority …

National Women’s Day
National Women’s Day

By Mavra Bari
February 13th 2012
Civil society organisations and human rights activists expressed disappointment at the National Commission on the Status …

Afzal-Khan: Changing perceptions
Afzal-Khan: Changing perceptions

By Saadia Qamar
29th January 2012
Fawzia Afzal-Khan, a native Lahori, who is now based in the United States, has received a …

Empowerment or xenophobia?
Empowerment or xenophobia?

By Rafia Zakaria
25 January 2012
IN the hysteria of near-coups, almost-wars and December weddings, you may have missed the news of …

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How easy is it for Americans like Meghan to become British? bbc.co.uk/news/uk-422241…

Boris Johnson to push for release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on Iran visit theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/…

US recognition of Jerusalem 'kiss of death' for peace process bbc.co.uk/news/world-mid…

Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-s…

Traffic fumes in city streets 'largely wipe out exercise benefits for over-60s' theguardian.com/environment/20…

Robert Mugabe - revolutionary hero or the man who wrecked Zimbabwe? bbc.co.uk/news/world-afr…

Labour attacks Brexit date 'gimmick' as MPs begin scrutiny bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politi…

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed bbc.co.uk/news/uk-418769…

Headscarf row: German university lecturer 'humiliates' Muslim bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur…

Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur…

New post: Britain’s global role, fantasy vs reality thesamosa.co.uk/2017/10/15/bri…