Hindus are given the right of equal citizenship in the constitution of Pakistan which is not known to many; for marginalized communities like Bheels, Meghwars, Kolhis, and several others, their maximum destination for justice is the Police station.
As a symbol of inclusion and plurality the presence of Sufi Shrine in addition to the beauty of the Margalla Hills oozes an unmatched sense of peace and tranquility.
Dire conditions for Hazara Shia pilgrims during Covid-19 quarantine in Pakistan: six women share their experiences
As both an ethnic and religious minority, Hazaras face intersectional discrimination. The community already experiences persecution and it has damaged their trust in authorities.
With the advancement of technologies such as smartphones, cellular services, and apps, a new trend of telehealth services is helping the country’s patients and caregivers manage a better work plan and keep diseases at bay.
Over 300,000 people of our country are not given electoral rights only because they do not fall into gender binary.
Women are expected to be emotional while men “should manage and suppress their emotions”. These can lead to many problems. These expectations force people to change who they are and shame them if they do not. Trying to change or not accepting one’s personality can lead to internal conflict and unhappiness with the situation that the person is in.
Lyari- the hub of immensely talented people and especially youth, has a history of gang wars and violence. However, with its local talent, it has gone beyond any other town or city in Pakistan. From football to rap, the level of Lyaari’s ‘swag’ is par excellence.
Pulling everyone with a strong divine attraction, Sufism has an undisputed effect on the culture of Pakistan. The word Sufism is derived from the Arabic word ṣūfī or ṣūf meaning “wool”. Somewhat Sufism in literary meaning is “to dress in wool”. That meaning also suggests the nature of Sufi as humble or modest.
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