Alveena Jadoon

  • THumans have inhabited this planet for a long time now and life, as we know it today, has evolved over the course of time. Different cultures and beliefs have found a home in different corners of the world, but one aspect, which has almost always remained static, is the domination of man over ...

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  • TRecently Verna star Haroon Shahid deemed it all right to joke about “me too” movement on his Twitter account. In a Twitter tirade against Gul Bukhari for opposing Imran Khan, a user commented that he dreamt of thrashing her in his dreams. Retweeting that particular tweet, Haroon opined ...

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  • TI remember growing up reading the textbooks assigned to us; each subject heavily influenced the ideology of Islam. As a student, especially when you are living in a less privileged area of Pakistan, you tend to absorb and believe everything that books tell you about your country. My books ...

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  • TThe walled city of Lahore; these words light up the imaginative centers of the brain and for a person like me, who has lived in Lahore for the last five years and has never visited that part of the city, these words make me think about this land that holds customs and traditions very close to ...

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  • TThe Council of Islamic Ideology recently proposed a bill. A bill, supposedly named the Women Protection Bill, but has nothing to do with the protection of women. It merely highlights the male supremacy in our society. Our mufti sahib is of the belief that women suffer no violence in our society and ...

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  • TOn the evening of November 13, 2015, Paris encountered a series of terrorist attacks. Paris being a renowned city, gathered a lot of attention and the entire world responded by showing solidarity with France in their own unique ways and gestures. Amid all of that, Mark Zuckerberg, or precisely ...

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  • TIt took the Pakistani society less than 10 months to go from “Reham Khan is a gorgeous lady and is fit for Khan” to “She was never the right choice. Khan has been crying. There must be something wrong with her character. Remember? Her ex-husband also claimed that she was not a ...

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  • TBBC Three is a channel that aims to challenge the defined gender roles and change people’s perception regarding them. One recent contribution in this regard is a documentary based on the society of Pakistan. The documentary How Gay is Pakistan features Mawaan Rizwan; an actor and comedian who ...

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