Category: Social Issues

News, Social Issues

Clean Green Program

In a world where industrialization is running rampant and pollution is at an overwhelming rise, eco-friendly and green living is more important than ever now. Environmental stability is not only…

Hareem Rashid on
Social Issues

Animal rights and welfare in Pakistan

There has been a major improvement in animal welfare over the last decade. Conceptually, this revolution requires a massive overhaul of conventional methods of realizing our ethical duties to other…

Eman Ahsan on
Social Issues

Suicide: A social stigma

‘Astagfirullah, gunah kardia phir ek aur bachi ne’, my grandfather said as he flipped over the newspaper. It was part of the ritual. Every day, someone from my family would…

Aiman Rahim on
Opinion, Social Issues

Low Income: Not a Curse

Stale food, old clothes, leftover items, and toys our kids don’t find attractive enough. That’s all we have to give to our maids, no? And still, we expect complete sincerity…

Aiman Rahim on
Social Issues

Kaavan – World’s loneliest elephant

After waiting for more than 35 years, Kaavan is no longer world’s loneliest elephant. The animal was kept in the Marghuzar Zoo in Islamabad. Although the zoo was built just…

Emel Minal on
Opinion, Social Issues

Social and Physical Bullying

In today’s date, we fail to have a complete understanding of the difference between social and physical bullying. What is bullying? Bullying. It’s such a strong word, such a frightening…

Hamna Atiq on
Opinion, Social Issues

WHAT GOES AROUND COMES AROUND

In a world where evil runs rampant, where the innocent are locked up and the abusers live free, where lies are mostly portrayed as the truth, where friends turn into…

Reem Kirmani on
Social Issues

Environment in Pakistan: Overview and Analysis

Karachi rainfalls, Lahore’s smog, and melting Himalayas are just some of the examples of climate change in Pakistan. Pakistan has a minute contribution to total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emission,…

Isra Naseem Cheema on
Social Issues

Medical Malpractice in Pakistan

There is perhaps, no greater paradox than the healthcare system of Pakistan. Very few professions garner the amount of adoration and blind trust as those in Pakistan’s hospitals while also…

Aiman Rahim on
Social Issues

ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR PREVALENT IN TEENAGERS

Antisocial personality disorder; A war with yourself Antisocial behavior simply put is a disruptive behavior where alarm and distress is caused. Disregard for others as well as one’s own self….

Reem Kirmani on
Social Issues

The reality of despair

Trigger warning: Suicide If you’re reading this and feel helpless, I want you to remember that reaching out is always better than not feeling worthy enough to live. You are…

Hamna Atiq on
Social Issues

A NEW DAWN OF TRANSGENDER RIGHTS

The word ‘Transgender” has always had a great stigma surrounding it. However, this was not always the case. For centuries Transgenders kept a position of great power in the courts…

Hareem Rashid on
Social Issues

Literacy and Economic Growth

Literacy is the potential to read. Whereas, the sum of literate individuals in a given age classification, demonstrated as a percentage of the entire population in that age group is…

Eman Ahsan on
Social Issues

The Reality of Child Labour in Pakistan

In preindustrial economies, child labour was an intrinsic part of the society primarily because the welfare and the productivity of the community was dependent on it. At the time the…

Maheen Elahi on
Social Issues

A World Without Water

2020 has been a challenging year for everybody so far as it brought changes to the world that none of us had ever imagined. Life is changing daily and these…

Ambreen Maryam Shafique on