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Saudi Women: Reform or Repression?

Just how free are women in Saudi Arabia today? The Saudi government has said it supports the empowerment of women and young people. While there have been reforms, including lifting the ban on women driving in June 2018, the arrest and detention of women speaking out against the government appear …

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Effect of social media on youth

Effect of social media on youth

Technology advancements have been a blessing to human beings, and today computers, and mobile devices have become a part of our daily lives. The internet is also a part of the technology that many of us have come to appreciate. Basically, currently, it is the internet that makes the world …

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Child Marriage: A silent human rights issue

Child marriage is a truly global problem that cuts across countries, cultures, religions, and ethnicities. This is a growing issue that needs urgently concerted and integrated action required. Child and forced marring represents a violation of virtually all human rights. It deprives children and especially girls of autonomy, freedom and …

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WHAT IS THE ACTUAL MEANING OF FEMINISM AND WHY

Written by: Sabeen Sheikh Abid THERE’S SUCH A NEGATIVE CONNOTATION TO FEMINISM? HOW PEOPLE ARE GETTING IT ALL WRONG? WHY HAS FEMINISM BECOME LOADED TERM? First, in case you don’t know the actual definition of feminism. It is the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of political, social, and …

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Women Empowerment

Written by: Sabeen Sheikh Abid Women empowerment is the process by which women gain power and control over their own lives and acquire the ability to make strategic choices. Women empowerment is the complex hard process of ‘Empowering women’. Empowerment can be defined in many ways. However, when talking about …

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Women on the verge

Women on the verge, Divorced, Beheaded, Died, Divorced, Beheaded, Survived … To land on Broadway

Divorced. Beheaded. Died. Divorced. Beheaded. Survived … To land on Broadway. In life, the six wives of Henry VIII may have been controlled by their narcissistic hubby. In death, however, they’ve transcended him. Think about it: Movies (“The Other Boleyn Girl,”) miniseries (“The Spanish Princess”), novels (notably by Philippa Gregory …

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