Fatima Iftikhar


We Asked Pakistani Women Why They Ran Away From Home To Get Married And Here’s What They Shared

In a society where marriage is seen as the ultimate gate-pass to a better life, some women – either for love, o...

10 Nov, 2018

How My Constantly Changing Relationship With Observing Hijab Shaped My Life

For some people, Hijab is a matter of faith. For some, it’s a sign of their devotion to God and for some people...

13 Oct, 2018

This Is How Challenging Our Society’s Regressive Biases Helped Me Become A Better Person

Since the day I got into my senses, I have been seeing Christians working as menials and house help in my vicinity. T...

9 Sep, 2018
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As Someone Who’s Dealt With Adulthood Bullying, Here’s My Ultimate Survival Guide

Have you ever heard people say the following: “Aray tumharay bhalay k liye keh raha hun…” “In...

24 Jun, 2018

I’m Trying To Become A Financially Independent Woman And WOW, The Struggle Is Real

Adulthood is an indicator that you need to take charge of your finances. Budgeting, saving, handling credit cards, on...

21 Jun, 2018

An Open Letter To My Abba On Father’s Day: Thank You For Being My Superhero

Dear Abba, I know that living in a big desi family is as adventurous and difficult as it sounds. Especially when you ...

17 Jun, 2018

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Ayesha Omar Spoke Out Against Violence But People Still Have A Problem With That Too

Ayesha Omar has been on a roll lately, representing Pakistan at international award functions and what not. Plus, she...

10 Dec, 2018

As A Pakistani Woman Dating An Arab Man, Here’s Everything I’ve Learned About Society And Relationships

Being in a relationship is tough work. However, being in a pre-marital interracial relationship as a Pakistani woman ...

9 Dec, 2018

Mathira Just Revealed How Her Broken Marriage Took Her Into Years Of Suicidal Depression In Her Latest Interview

“jab duniya¬†mein koi saath nahi hota tab shayyad Allah hi saath hota hai”   Mathira has always shied...

8 Dec, 2018

Pakistanis Are Welcoming Sidhu To Live Here After An Indian Group Announced 1 Crore Indian Rupees Award For Killing Him

Pakistan has fallen in love with Sidu paa jee and his constant struggle to support Prime Minister Imran Khan in build...

7 Dec, 2018

Herald Magazine Just Took Down Their 2018 Person Of The Year Poll After Backlash Over Including People Like Khadim Hussa...

Khadim Hussain Rizvi is not exactly popular on the internet.  The Herald which is a publication under the Dawn group ...

7 Dec, 2018

The 2019 Color Of The Year Is Here And Here Are All The Ways You Can Style It

This year’s choice is coral.¬†Right before the new year starts, Pantone releases what it thinks is going to be t...

7 Dec, 2018