aurat march

The season of discontent

How has COVID-19 impacted civic mobilisation and organising in Southasia?

| Dec 23, 2020

Taking the zenana to the streets

How the Aurat March is questioning motherhood and the private domain in Pakistan.

| Mar 08, 2020

The audacity of ‘sitting improperly’

Navigating patriarchy on Karachi streets

| Apr 09, 2019

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