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  • How Shaan Taseer's reaction to period-shaming exposes male privilege in Pakistan

    In his post, Shaan Taseer accused the BNU students of being Pakistan's 'bourgeois' lot, apathetic to the plight of the average Pakistani woman who he firmly believes remains unaffected by their protest...

    Why should the social class of the BNU students be a factor to undermine the protest?The very fact that the BNU protest triggered such a reaction just validates the disregard that members of the educated elite have for the struggles...

  • Pakistan and the pill — Check your male privilege at the door

    Being the trend-chaser that it is, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) compromised on its on-again off-again ban on birth control adverts in the form of spluttering consideration that they be aired after prime time...

    Read next: CII — Pushing Pakistan back to the cavesApparently, the fact that consenting men and women can make informed choices about what they do with their bodies is taboo enough if it urges...

  • ‘Flawed policies, male dominance put women at risk of domestic violence in Pakistan’

    KARACHI: Researchers, lawyers and activists on Friday discussed the findings of a new study which said fragmented policies against domestic violence, patriarchal household dynamics and harmful perceptions about gender roles left women in Pakistan at risk of aggressive behaviour from men close to them...

    The speakers gathered at a two-day seminar at the Aga Khan University to have a closer look at the study — Intimate partner violence...

  • Check your male privilege when talking about Qandeel Baloch

    In a passage from Rabisankar Bal’s Dozakhnama, Manto, on the male ego, says:Dozakhnama imagines conversations in hell between Manto and Ghalib, but Manto could have very well written this in real life...

    Male privilege in his Pakistan of the 1940s and 50s is not far removed from the situation today...

  • Eight districts account for over 3 million male-female voters gap

    ISLAMABAD: With Lahore in the lead, eight districts in the country account for a gap of over three million between the numbers of male and female voters — more than one fourth of the difference of slightly over 12m in all 136 districts...

    An analysis of district-wise data regarding voters, recently uploaded onto the Election Commission of Pakistan’s (ECP) official website, reveals that two districts of Punjab — Lahore and Faisalabad —...

  • India may allow female Haj pilgrims to travel without male guardian

    MUMBAI: Indian women over the age of 45 and travelling in groups of four will be able to go for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian next year, if the government adopts proposed reforms...

    Women meeting these criteria will no longer have to be accompanied by a mahram, or close male relative, such as a father, husband, brother or son, a government-appointment panel recommended in the country’s first Haj policy review... ...

  • Abandoned wife ordered to live with male neighbour in India

    NEW DELHI: A village council in northern India allegedly ordered a woman, whose husband ran off with their neighbour's wife, to live with the abandoned man or pay him compensation, police said Tuesday...

    Police are investigating a complaint that Rajendra Meghwal asked the council in the desert state of Rajasthan for help after his wife and their two children disappeared with Kalulal Meghwal
  • Fawad Khan beats Tiger Shroff to win another Best Male Debut award

    Another feather in his cap: the heart-throbbing export Fawad Khan won the Best Male Debut Award at the IBNLive Movie Awards after beating the likes of Tiger Shroff, Inaamulhaq and Tahir Raj Bhasin, reported IBNLive...

    This is not the first time Fawad has received an award for his Bollywood debut, rather the star became the first Pakistani male actor to have received the prestigious Filmfare award last year along with the Masala award...

  • Girls boycott exam over frisking by male staff

    QUETTA: Girls appearing in MEd examination have announced that they will continue boycott of the papers to protest against frisking by male invigilators and called upon the government to take notice of the practice...

    Speaking at a news conference at the press club here on Sunday, Bibi Ashiya, Bibi Zareen and Bibi Asma said when the examination started at the University of Balochistan the other day, girl candidates were shocked as...

  • Iran’s Rouhani under fire for male-only cabinet

    TEHRAN: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani put forward a new cabinet line-up on Tuesday that was immediately criticised by reformists for its lack of women or young people...

    The ministerial line-up, which must still be approved by parliament, also lacked minorities and actually increased the average age compared to Rouhani’s first term
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