Justice

Is piddarshahi a feminine noun?

On sisterhood, solidarity and the sacrifices made to organise and attend Aurat March
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Comrade: A lament, a love letter

What does it mean to be a comrade today? What unfulfilled desire, what future promise, does it hold?
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Where are students supposed to live?

Last year’s CDA action against hostels exposed a paradox: Education is a priority. But are students?
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Is abortion legal in Pakistan?

Lack of clarity has made life difficult—and dangerous—for millions of women
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Afterlives of the Empress

It took one day to evict informal vendors from Empress Market. It has taken a year—and counting—for them to rebuild their lives.  
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Sued for saying #MeToo

Criminal defamation lawsuits are rising at an alarming rate in Pakistan. What happens when you’re served?
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#MeToo and the media: Mistakes we know we are making

In light of the rape allegations against the CEO of Dawn, we asked journalists how we can better report on ourselves and each other.
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Indigenous iterations of azaadi in Kashmir

Tracing the life and legacy of Maqbool Bhat
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Silencing Kashmir

Social media platforms are silencing dissenting Kashmiri voices. Soch investigates how, and why.
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Karachi’s Missing Children

Why are rising rates of infanticide not a pressing issue for Karachi's police?
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Marching for Water

Hundreds of people from the Indus delta region marched 140 km in July this year. Their demand was simple: Water.
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One Khokha, One Thousand Lives

Why then is the CDA so adamant to shut down Islamabad's khokhas?
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