Glacial ice- what is the future?

Part 1 Author and Narrator : Fozia Tahir   Background Information  Fresh water accounts for only 3% of global water resources. Remaining 97% is sea water that contains salt and is unfit for drinking and agriculture. Out of the 3% freshwater available 2.5% is in frozen form in glaciers and arctic ice. Most of this water is storedContinue reading “Glacial ice- what is the future?”

Sabz Photography Competition

Think Globally, Capture Locally  Global Environmental pollution and temperature are on the rise and the risk associated with climate change are escalating. Adaptation and serious steps towards mitigation are essential to bring change in the society on individual as well as policy level. Climate change is a global reality that will affect us, regardless ofContinue reading “Sabz Photography Competition”

Sexuality and Physical Education at Home and School

Written and Narrated by: Fozia Tahir According to UNESCO (2009), the primary goal of sexuality education is to equip children and young people with the knowledge, skills and values to make responsible choices about their sexual and social relationships in a world affected by HIV. In addition to learning about the risks of pregnancy andContinue reading “Sexuality and Physical Education at Home and School”

Infatuation with aesthetic experience

To be or not to be comfortable in one’s skin Written and narrated by: Fozia Tahir How many advertisements do you come across daily that are a reminder of what beauty is to women of all shape, size and age. Has the society plotted impossible standards for beauty? Is there a right age to startContinue reading “Infatuation with aesthetic experience”

What does dowry mean? Jahez or Mehr….

Written and Narrated by: Rabia Nazir The literal meaning of dowry stands as ‘gift or present’. In a south-Asian society, dowry is referred to as a collection of household items, jewellery, and cash given as gift to the bride by her family at the time of marriage. Happily or unhappily, changing its form from timeContinue reading “What does dowry mean? Jahez or Mehr….”

Sexual Violence against Children

Written by: Huma Khan Narrated by: Fozia Tahir Zainab Ansari, a 7 year old child was on her way to Quran recitation classes in Kasur, Pakistan, when she was abducted, raped, strangled and left in a dumpster. Her body was discovered on the 9th January 2018. Autopsy has yielded that she was most likely heldContinue reading “Sexual Violence against Children”

Sexual Harrasment: Me too

Written and Narrated by: Fozia Tahir The recent #metoo campaign against sexual harassment was an eye opening social campaign for me. Nearly 80% of the women in my friend list reached out to the world by saying they have been sexually harassed at work on in closely knit family and community setups. While a coupleContinue reading “Sexual Harrasment: Me too”

A working Muslim lady? Who owns the income…

Written and Narrated by: Rabia Nazir Men and women have been created to run the cycle of life in harmony yet with diversity. While a Muslim woman has been freed from the obligation of breadwinning for the family, her core role is to strengthen the family ties; most importantly raising the off springs as goodContinue reading “A working Muslim lady? Who owns the income…”

Student movements, police crackdowns and Kang’s Human Acts.

Written and Narrated by: Huma Khan The mechanisms of coping with bereavement are complex in the most anticipated of situations and the effects of a death upon the living friends and family are often permanent. So in the context of death that is brutal, unnecessary and avoidable – acceptance and coping can become next toContinue reading “Student movements, police crackdowns and Kang’s Human Acts.”