Inclusivity in Climate change: how far have the women come?

Fozia Parveen* Women’s Day is a reminder for us to look at how the world is shaping around us in this day and age. Pakistan’s average CO2 emissions is 1.05 tonnes per capita compared to the global average of 4.82 tonnes per capita. Regardless of our contribution to global greenhouse (GHG) emissions, we have been declared theContinue reading “Inclusivity in Climate change: how far have the women come?”

Proposal from HE, who must not be Remembered

Written by: Fozia Tahir for anonymous! Sending a marriage proposal in Pakistan is like playing darts at home elsewhere. Give it a go, if it works very well, after all it was meant to be… If it doesn’t work, God forbid!! how could she ever say NO!!! (that characterless *************** -put as many stars asContinue reading “Proposal from HE, who must not be Remembered”

Fair, Lovely and Politically Incorrect

By: Fozia Tahir Having lived in the UK for five years I had almost forgotten the importance of fair skin in Pakistan. I recently attended a musical event in my hometown in the north of Pakistan where majority of the population has lighter skin tone. The Host who of course happened to be from theContinue reading “Fair, Lovely and Politically Incorrect”

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”