Category: South Asia

Grills and window thieves in Bangladesh

Look up amongst the throng of high rise buildings housing residents in one of the most densely populated countries in the world, and perhaps you’ll […]

Sindh’s Mohajir card: on its last legs

After decades of explosive urban-violence and ethnically segregated politics in Sindh, Mohajir-aligned politics is set to die.  Pakistan is a surprisingly ethnically diverse country. Urdu, […]

Feminism in the Asia-Pacific region

What is feminism? For many, the idea of what feminism looks like is strongly associated with more common feminist movements in the West, yet feminism […]

Islamic Warriors: Pakistani soldiers in Arab armies

Every year thousands of Pakistanis leave their homeland to take up arms in the deserts of the Arabian Peninsula, enlisting in the armed forces of […]