Behenchara

ISSUE VIIII

Copy of Fashion Pitti Artwork

  Artwork by Mashaal Sajid There was a distinct moment of my life when I graduated from skirts and shorts to shalwar kameez. …

Copy of _The Winter Art

Cover art by Fartashia There’s nothing I can wear that will make it better. I’ve tried everything. Jeans. Pants. Salwar. Lehengas. Chadars. …

1 fashion and feminism artwork

Artwork by Maham Fatima by Sana Tahir Whimsical ruffles of organza detailed around sprawling trains of embellished fabric, parallel lines of dotted …

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

ISSUE VIII

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Feminist Resistance in Pakistan

ISSUE VII

MahRukh Art-min

Artwork by Hafsa Nouman   your crimson dye leached out of the fibres & stained all my whites i understand now why …

Good girls

Artwork by Mashaal Sajid Good girls, don’t cry. They must hold themselves, to a certain standard. A standard they haven’t even set …

Humna Naveed Art

Artwork by Kehkashan on Instagram An Ode Here’s an ode To your rage Perceived as dominance  and “that time of month” Here’s …

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

ISSUE VI

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Violence, Bodies and Shame

ISSUE V

Art by Zunaira (@ladysethi)   TW: verbal and physical violence; explicit language.   The first time he threatens to hit you, you …

Art by Aziza (@wowhotawhat) As hard, as I try, I can’t remember the night I was assaulted. Don’t get me wrong; I …

Artwork by her @everrglo.w Poem 1: Aesthetics-In Tongues / My body has aesthetics A taste/ A style it abide’s with me.   But the aesthetics diminish I have been led on, On the tracks/ in the shoes of same brand It doesn’t works with me-the brand Yet I’m forced to walk(in them) The world i felt on my shoulders It conspired against me,  My aesthetics  Are just accessories? Accessories of the same brand,   …

Womxn in Literature & Pop Culture

ISSUE IV

Artwork By Hafsa Nouman – @rangsaaz_hn on Instagram Badhai Ho, Progressive Mummy hui hai: Evolution of mothers in Bollywood By  Soughat Uderani …

Artwork by Amal Awais – @amalawais on Instagram By: Manizeh Hussain Farooqi   Who do we hate more? Women who stick to …

By: Eliza Masud Following is an illustration based off of our toxic beauty standards that contribute to the further brutal remarks from …

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

ISSUE III

Artwork by Mahrukh Khizar  by Janan Sehr Mir People often state that no place feels like home. Rightly so but there are …

Artwork by Fatima Baig  By Iqraa What does being “shareef” and “khandani” have to do with being good? I would say absolutely …

By Arisha Bio Arisha is a self-taught artist based in the UK. Currently doing her masters in education. She hopes her art …

Desi Queerness

ISSUE II

Artwork By Arisha Ali By: Contributor I was around 14 or 15 when I first started getting bullied. Perhaps, it was because …

Artwork by: Zunaira Sethi  By: Rameen Saad In our neo-liberal age, where the political infiltrates all areas of our lives, it is …

Artwork by Shaza Irfan  By: Saba Emna Mir I travel so far, but my body is home for it, I do not …

Womxn's mental health during Quarantine

ISSUE I

By Vicky Zhuang Yi-Yin I’m writing from the safety of my house right now, where I isolated with mom. You know that …

By Rutaba Tanvir Nazia Sajjad was a simple woman who led a simple life. A single child orphaned at the age of …