Hafsa Khawaja is a Lahore-based student of politics, history and Southasia. She writes on Pakistan’s socio-political affairs at hafsakhawaja.wordpress.com. Her work has been published in The News, the Nation daily, Pakistan Today, the Friday Times, Daily Times, Dawn Blogs, Muftah, and Fair Observer.
Pakistan’s missing #MeToo movement
Why has #MeToo remained a murmur and not gained more traction in Pakistan?
Jan 11, 2019
Hopes and fears on the LoC after two years of ceasefire
A stable ceasefire along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan has given residents a chance at normal life—but threats of an end to the peace persist
Queer literature for children is changing minds in India
Indian parents and community libraries are turning to queer literature for children to help them be sensitive to varied sexual and gender identities
Himal Fiction Fest
The next generation of Southasian storytellers
In Mizoram, a refugee crisis highlights Mizo tribal affinities and hostility
Shared Zo identity has Mizos extending hospitality to Chin and Kuki-Chin refugees from Myanmar and Bangladesh. More remarkable is that Chakmas, mistreated by the Mizo majority in Mizoram, have welcomed Kuki-Chin refugees too