Search Results for Tag: Ayesha Hasan
This year has so far been historic for Pakistan. For the first time, a government has completed its five-year tenure since the formation of the state in 1947 and the candidates have been thoroughly scrutinized. The constituencies are also being monitored in a way like never before.
Date09.05.2013 | 19:00
What does it take for a woman in Pakistan to leave her house, take her children along and attend a political rally? I say, more than commitment. Apart from support from the men of her house, she needs to feel safe, among men, that is.
Date05.04.2013 | 9:58
The lights in the hall grew dim as German writer Sarah Khan began reading an excerpt from her latest book Die Gespenster von Berlin or The Ghosts of Berlin at the Annemarie Schimmel Cultural Institute in Lahore, Pakistan’s second-largest city.
Date25.02.2013 | 10:37
I met them at a coffee shop. They were already waiting for me when I entered. The steam from the four cups of coffee on their table made patterns in the air. Coffee had just been served and I knew I wasn’t late.
Date08.02.2013 | 13:37
As the nation mourned the killing of at least six female polio workers in the north-western and southern provinces, the Pakistani government celebrated its National Working Women’s Day on December 22. At least two women escaped target killing in the southern Punjab province a few days later.
Date28.12.2012 | 14:11
If you live in a tribal area in Pakistan, you are a woman, you are not educated or financially independent and the men in your family are the sovereign decision makers, then your chances of being victimized by an eccentric decision taken by a group of elderly men from your tribe, who you might not even know, are huge.
Date08.06.2012 | 14:39
Ayesha Hasan, a young woman reporter from Pakistan, wants to be taken seriously in her profession, which is dominated by males in her country. Hasan is being sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation and is currently doing an internship at the Deutsche Welle. She speaks to DW’s Martina Bertram about her future plans.
DW: Pakistan is an Islamic republic. How difficult is it to write about religious themes?
Ayesha Hasan: It is very difficult. One can actually write about all possible issues, lifestyle, celebrities and health. But religion in Pakistan affects all social spheres. If you report on issues like violence
Date29.12.2011 | 19:37