The artists of today are the torchbearers of cultural and creative activities of Pakistan. Their beliefs, practices and manifestos will shape the spirit of our time and future of our upcoming generation. It is important to create visibility and give voice to the creative individuals and promote their practices emotionally and intellectually. This is precisely […] The post The Art Of Small Talk appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
Since the 1950s, the anti-Ahmadiyya card has been used in Pakistan’s applied and electoral politics for extra milage. Particularly after being declared non-Muslims by the Pakistani parliament in 1974, Ahmadis boycotted the political process to preserve their religious identity. Pakistan’s political system and so-called democracy has completely failed to provide Ahmadis with their basic rights […] The post A Religio-Political Dilemma: How Far Can Parvez Elahi Afford To Take Anti-Ahmadi Bigotry In Punjab? appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.
The United Nations defines violence against women and girls as “Any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual or mental harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life.” Violence against older […] The post On Elderly Abuse appeared first on The Friday Times - Naya Daur.