Behenchara

Issue 7

Aurat By Zain Maken

Artwork by Maheen Amer There’s a part of our culture that deserves to be called what it is. Without any excuses. And that’s our collective confusion about women. Religion, pop culture, our region’s culture, our household culture, there is so much consistently being bombarded to us about women, their place in society, their place in …

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The digestible synonym — ‘gender equality’ By Zoya Hammad

  The validity of the feminist movement has been ridiculed far too many times for a country that ranks third last in the world in terms of gender parity. Awash with patriarchal influence, many women are afraid to even associate themselves with the word ‘feminist’, hence opting for its more digestible synonym — ‘gender equality’. …

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