Behenchara

ISSUE VIIII

fashion and equality

 Artwork by Marium Taufeeq By Nida Hasan Short Bio: The author is the Lifestyle Co-Editor for Brown Girl Magazine, New York and …

cover for bare breasts of my ancestors

Cover Art by Alina Tosif In “Pakeezah”, Meena Kumari wears an orange chiffon frock that drapes like a waterfall, covering her from …

Copy of fashion, a Priv Artwork

 Artwork by Mashaal Sajid Bio: A recent business grad, Maria is currently struggling between “practical” career choices and her passion for art. …

Rhythm, Resistance and the Revolution: How women are changing the world of music in Pakistan

ISSUE VIII

behenchara music essay

Artwork by Maheen Amer on IG My first memory of music is sitting in my mother’s car on the way to and …

I am defined by orthers artwork

Artwork by Misha Farhana @nicenichecartoons  Riding on the bike is Sarah’s constant passion. Eager to look for the opportunity all the time, …

Free Spirited artwork-min

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 …

Feminist Resistance in Pakistan

ISSUE VII

Patriarchy ka pandemic
Artwork by Jawaria for Iqra_s piece-min

Art work By Jawaria Noodle soup Bio: The writer is currently working at PRIF (Peace Research Institute Frankfurt) as an Erasmus+ Recent …

Mina Khan Art

Artwork by Hira Sadiq I have watched love beckon And I have watched love loosen From being a 16 year old girl …

2020 a year in Feminism: Reflections, musings, opinions, thoughts & Feminist resolutions for 2021

ISSUE VI

the mulish

Artwork by Misha Farhana   My privilege allowed 2020 to be the year of silent reflections and observations for me. In the …

feminist resolution 1-min

Artwork by Nisha Ghani    Being a feminist involves a constant curve of learning and understanding, much like anything else in life. …

Violence, Bodies and Shame

ISSUE V

Artwork by Nisha (@nishaghani) What do you call a relationship with someone who you thought you loved, and who you thought was …

Art by Arisha (@sitaradoodles) “Can you hear me?”  “Yeah, can you?” “Yep.”    We said those mundane statements  All the time.  Never …

Artwork by Ayesha Sultan (@meat_eating.orchids) To my body, mera jism.  I am sorry. I am sorry for my unkindness towards you, for …

Womxn in Literature & Pop Culture

ISSUE IV

Artwork by Arisha – @sitaradoodles on Instagram By Bassama Tanvir It all began with SRK. I was a crazy child who was …

Artwork by Hafsa Nouman @rangsaaz_hn on instagram By Syeda Iqraa Bukhari ‘Ammu did not pretend to be in love with him. She …

Artwork by Rohama – @rohama_draws on Instagram By Ramsha Shoaib Jilani Churails recently took the internet by a storm. It was one …

The journey to Behenchara, importance, hurdles and necessity of creating sisterhood

ISSUE III

By Rida Akhtar Ghumman John Bradshaw in Creating Love insinuates that deracinating patriarchy is a step in the direction of love. Uprooting …

Artwork Titled ‘Disco Deewanay’ by Fatima Gulrez  By Minahil Hussain Malik A timeline: I’ve changed cities, rooms, traffic lights, mugs, jeans waghera …

Artwork by Fatima Ghani  By Hooran M. Khattak We’ve all been there. We’re 13, we’re 14, we’re 15. We have all said …

Desi Queerness

ISSUE II

BY: AREEJ JAMSHED Mostly I draw strictly in black and white. But recently I decided to put all my color pencils to …

Artwork by: Azqa Azim BY: Umey Aiman  they say great things happen post sehri so i sat down to write about her …

  Artwork by: Badtameez Bahu By: Shafaq Javaid Junior asks me if I want a king-sized joint or a small one. Small; …

Womxn's mental health during Quarantine

ISSUE I

By Manahil It’s another day during a global pandemic and another day we’re supposed to keep calm and deal with it. Which …

by Fatima Tanvir As women, we are made to carry not only the baggage of our own struggles, complexities, and experiences but …

By Nishwah Khan (Dedicated to my nanou: Nafeesa. You deserve to be honoured and loved. Thank you for being such a strong …

By Syeda Iqraa Bukhari Not a Nikon ambassador! I love photography. My mom bought me my first ever professional camera when I …