Biking My Way To freedom

Published on Sunday, April 15th, 2018 By Humay
When I hit 12, I was told that I should not bike outside any more as it would be inappropriate for me to do so. I felt captured and caged because biking was my favourite and perhaps...

Is Women Empowerment Causing More Harm Than Good?

Published on Thursday, March 15th, 2018 By Humay
A male friend of mine keeps insisting that both genders must stand against the antiquated ways of our society as him and the young men in his family have all been oppressed into following the elders'...

A Poem I Wrote On Being A Pakistani Woman

Published on Saturday, January 6th, 2018 By Humay

Demonising Muniba Poses a Threat To Women’s Empowerment and Liberation in Pakistan

Published on Monday, December 11th, 2017 By Humay
Photo credits: Zeeshan Jamal.An education blogger is an agent, a beautiful model is a prostitute, a female politician is a thief, an actress is a disgrace and most recently, a wheel-chair bound philanthropist who uplifts others for...

How To Get Your Desi Parents To Let You Travel Solo

Published on Wednesday, November 15th, 2017 By Humay
In front of the Dolmabahçe palace in Istanbul with my sister.If you belong to a typical Desi household, your parents probably get a panic attack if you mention the...