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Song Review: Tutteya Ve’s Unbroken Resolve By Shehreen Umair

Artwork by Aneesa Kaleem on IG Coke Studio 2020’s season opener was an all-women anthem which garnered over 900k views on YouTube within 24 hours of its release. The official description calls the song an ode to the resilience of women, whose hearts remain unbroken despite constantly being on the verge of breaking. It’s a …

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The Musical Workings of the youth that’s leading the music revolution in Pakistan By Khadijja Muzaffar

Artwork by Wajiha Sherwani on IG   Artwork by: Emil on Instagram For this month’s issue focusing on music, we interviewed some of the most brilliant female artists in Pakistan who excel in singing, song writing and music production. The ladies who are leading the way and leaving a Hansel & Gretel-esque trail behind for others …

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Story: I am defined by others. Why? By: Komal Ishtiaq

Artwork by Misha Farhana @nicenichecartoons  Riding on the bike is Sarah’s constant passion. Eager to look for the opportunity all the time, when Saad her elder brother or father are not at home. She took a bike which was always standing on the porch and hardly used by anyone. Her mother got sick of Sara’s …

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Free-Spirited and Unregimented: Malala Yousafzai By: Syeda Iqraa Bukhari

Photo source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:GuestsohonourICPP2017.jpg I sometimes do not agree with Malala Yousafzai but I have always known that she is far too intelligent and independent to be a marionette – or anyone’s marionette for that matter. Malala is the face of British Vogue’s July 2021 issue and wow, does she look beautiful! In an attire that …

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Rahma Ali

I am currently a student at IBA Karachi, hoping to major in history. Apart from that I have always been a huge fan of Kathak and deeply interested in understanding Pakistan’s aversion to it. In this interrogation, the question that often comes up is whether the nation is repulsed by the idea of women using …

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Ayesha

I am Ayesha, I make buildings (architect by profession) while I make space and movement (dance to resist) while I sing (chanting against patriarchy). Looking back at 2020, one thing I am grateful for is that it made me reconnect with my innermost self and I found myself dancing after I had given up on …

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