Instilling tolerance and acceptance is a process that demands time and patience. It can’t be achieved in an hour workshop or through a zoom presentation, nor a lot of fancy words can inspire a child or youth to understand these ideologies.
Communities from other faiths which were 23 percent of the total population at the time of Pakistan's inception are now reduced to 2 - 3 percent. What is it that we are doing wrong? What is it that forces a good chunk of the population to leave its homeland?
Lok Virsa, a cultural cradle located in the lush greens of Islamabad, is a home for many artists and artisans. These individuals are often associated with a nomadic lifestyle, characterized by a profound, immaterial, & aesthetic approach towards life.
Art creates positive vibes in the world. People draw not because they can, but because it heals them. The choice of colors can make a huge impact on one’s mental state. It connects the mind and soul to achieve a state of mindful relaxation. So, why not try the healing power of creative art to bust the stress during the lockdown.
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.
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