All because she once loved

There is Shazia*. Shazia with her big green eyes, long brown hair and fidgety hands. She keeps looking out the window. The window is framed with blue curtains. She looks out the window a lot. She keeps swirling her wedding ring. I met Shazia through some friends. You know, the friend of a friend of... Continue Reading →

Discussion romanticises women’s maltreatment in literature

ISLAMABAD: A discussion on the representation of women in literature in various languages of the country quickly devolved into the speakers romanticising fictional women’s acceptance of their subjugation during a session at the Pakistan Mother Languages Literature Festival. The seminar, ‘Treatment and representation of women in mother languages’ literature’ was part of the two-day festival,... Continue Reading →

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