Feminist Talk

Sat, 01/26/2013 - 19:03
ashsultana

The musician with rapey lyrics who was shut down in India is being welcomed by Pakistan, some 700 idiots are also planning to go to his concert, can someone plz tell the organisers to have some God damn shame.

I am so outraged at this moment, there is this musician called Honey Singh and he is being bashed for his music which promotes rape and violence against women. Honey Singh is Punjabi rapper, music producer and singer....

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Sun, 12/09/2012 - 15:54
Stories 2012

Within Pakistan, there has been an interesting phenomenon of the “Twitterati”, the Twitter elites, the artists, the journalists, the designers, the political analysts, the bloggers, the activists. These are the famous Twitter personalities, famous enough that a Pakistani newspaper, the Express Tribune, compiled a list of top Twitter personalities to follow. While it is true that Express Tribune, or as its hipster employees call it, “ET” is...

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Sat, 12/08/2012 - 07:20
Stories 2012

Submitted by Ghausia Rashid Salam as part of the 16 days x 16 stories Take Back the Tech! campaign

I’m not unused to being trolled by men regarding my views on religion or on feminism. While the former I’m relatively quiet about, the latter, I refuse to stop talking about, because it’s something that forms my identity. I never really drew the ire of the misogynists because I’m just someone with a blog. Any woman who is a...

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Sat, 12/01/2012 - 19:57
mcs5fy
I’m Jewish, and one of the few holidays we celebrate that I am familiar with is the celebration of Purim. This holiday focuses solely on the story from the book of Ester, and is a holiday that Jewish children are often very familiar with, because the celebration is a sort of Jewish Halloween with dressing up. Ester’s bravery in this tale is praised, and I think aspects can resonate with today’s society. The king did not respect his previous wife... Read More
Fri, 11/30/2012 - 04:12
Stories 2012

*Farzana was checking her Facebook, as usual, from the school’s computer lab and noticed she had a friend request from one of her female colleagues, *Daniya Habib. She accepted the request and went on to check out her friend’s profile. A few moments later, she hurriedly ran off to find Daniya.

Daniya’s profile contained embarrassing fictitious information about her private life, intimate pictures of her with her husband and a number of...

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Thu, 11/29/2012 - 14:47
Stories 2012

‘She's begging to be raped.’ That's the response that many feminists in Pakistan get online from Pakistani men seeking to shut them up. This is a response from Pakistani men to women merely tweeting about issues related to sexualised violence.

My own 'mentions' tab on Twitter is generally flooded with unoriginal misogynist, heteronormative responses, ranging all the way from claims that I'm a feminist because I'm ‘too ugly to land a...

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Thu, 03/08/2012 - 06:26

KABUL, AFGHANISTAN  – Women from across the country paid tribute to International Women’s Day during the culmination of the first women’s technology training. In an effort to raise awareness about women’s rights and promote gender equality, these passionate young women presented a series of inspiring digital stories on issues ranging from motherhood to wearing the burqa.

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Tue, 12/20/2011 - 09:35
Baudouin
We all applauded the advent of digital technology. Alas, it was soon to be disillusioned when we realized that this same technology can be used as a weapon of crime. We made plans for that this time hence the voiceless, the poor can also have the right to speak. International meetings have been and are organized around the world at national, subregional, regional and international levels on the benefits of information technology and... Read More
Tue, 02/09/2010 - 03:01
jac

Fatima Bent Suleiman Al Azzaz se casó con Mansour Ben Attieh El Timani en 2003 con el consentimiento de su padre (tutor), tal como se exige en la Arabia Saudita. La pareja estaba felizmente casada y tenía dos hijos, una niña, Nuha, nacida en mayo de 2004, y un niño, Suleiman,...

Por una Sociedad más justa, equitativa y solidaria "Conciencia de Género"...

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Wed, 01/20/2010 - 01:26
jac

Nutshell Forum, in collaboration with Asian HRM Network, Lahore HR Forum, GEO News, Learning Minds and Pakistan Software Houses Association for...

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