Author Archives: Shabana Mahfooz

A journey of U-turn

The policy has little historical credibility In the Naya Pakistan, the most prominent tabdeeli has been the advent of the ‘U-turn’ policy. It has also remained the most criticised of all. Interestingly,

After Zainab

 The path to be taken Autumn has arrived. In some, though not all parts of the country, cooler winds are blowing. Early mornings and late nights can be pleasant to chilly. It

Stand with her

Promotion of skills after rights We just celebrated ‘International Day of the Girl’. It’s one thing to celebrate a day and another to see whether there’s more to commemorate or more to

Home away

Afghan refugees await decision on citizenship A recent announcement made by the Prime Minister Imran Khan has triggered a series of events amid reactions. Based on a humanitarian ground, when Khan expressed

A History of Bigotry

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Whither women?

Declining female representation in upper echelon Despite a marked increase in women voters’ in this year’s election and also in women contesting on general seats, the number of women showing their presence

Tea without biscuits

Naya Pakistan in the making Shabana Mahfooz First day at work in a jogging attire, oath taking ceremony in reportedly record low budget, first address to nation comprising an array of expected