Daily Archives: February 27, 2016

Why aren’t any religious scholars denouncing Council of Islamic Ideology’s blatant war on women?


Why is it that any narrative for women empowerment always happens to come from the liberal quarter?

By : H. A. Kay

What is the status of women in Islam?

Picture this: She is 9 years old and unfortunately got her first period, a totally natural thing to happen in which she herself had no say. But now, she is eligible for marriage and since Abba thinks she should be married off, she is. Her husband’s age is irrelevant. He could be anywhere from 15 to 95 or even more. Since she is old enough for marriage, she is obviously old enough for motherhood. Yes, by age 10 she’s already a mother, a child responsible for taking care of another child.

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Baloch, Sindhi and Pakistani minorities to move UNHCR against ‘language oppression’


Pakistan’s Baloch, Sindhi and other minorities have decided to move the UNHCR against what they call “the language imperialism of Urdu in Pakistan”.

These groups and experts have pointed out that less than eight percent of Pakistanis speak Urdu and yet Urdu has been thrust upon the nation as a national language.

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