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November 11, 2012

November 11, 2012

A Route to Equality

By Momal Mushtaq | 0 Comment

Cycling is a cheap and flexible way of commuting to work

84% of all women in Pakistan do not have jobs, while those who do are facing difficulties on their daily commutes. It is considered unsafe for women to be outside alone and the Pakistani economy is suffering as such a large percentage of the population stay at home rather than go out to work. In […]

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October 19, 2012

October 19, 2012

School or Work?

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The faces of Gaadi

“My children can earn 200-300 rupees a day during the sowing and harvesting seasons. Why should I send them to school?” Sajda is one of many parents in the remote village of Gaadi, Pakistan, whose children are being denied an education. This article highlights the cultural and economic decisions behind the low attendance rate at […]

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June 30, 2012

June 30, 2012

The Curriculum of Hatred

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curriculum of hatred

A common misconception among the youth of Pakistan is that people from other cultures and nations are hostile towards them. Many feel that other societies reject their moral values and encourage anti-Islam feelings. The resulting misunderstanding divides youth into extremes and makes them easily vulnerable for messages of hate and violence. The rising extremism and […]

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June 30, 2012

June 30, 2012

The Arab Spring and Pakistan

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Young people in Pakistan are largely influenced and also inspired by the media that brought about a revolution in the Arab world. Many people from Pakistan feel that the future may bring similar results in this part of the world. However, it is important to realize the role of media in shaping political culture in […]

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August 10, 2011

August 10, 2011

Thinking about a career in Social Media? Think again!

By Momal Mushtaq | 0 Comment

Career-in-Social-Media

I started blogging in the year 2007. At that time, I was done with my intermediate examinations, and decided to blog just to avoid lethal post-exam boredom. Little did I know that one day it would become my field of interest for professional growth. Despite my parents being totally against it, I kept on blogging […]

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November 15, 2008

November 15, 2008

Halloween

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halloween

The more I think of it, the more I’m overwhelmed. Yeah, seriously. Pitch darkness. Bats chirping. Autumn wind rustling. Ghost thoughts. And candy… (laughs)! The word ‘halloween’ leaves you in a state of unusual excitement. As a child, I always looked forward to it. Thanks to R. L. Stine, I’d gathered enough knowledge of the […]

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November 3, 2007

November 3, 2007

Write a Zine, Be Recognised

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I doubt if this would be printed, but then one should never give up, and I decided not to. Well, here’s an interesting piece of writing for all those youngsters who feel that they’re not being heard. You’ve been writing to some newspaper for quite some time and your work never gets printed. Even if […]

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