Social Issues Archive

Silencing Rational Voices in Pakistan

By Xenia Rasul Khan Mahsud Despite recent trends in legislation and public opinion, one still assumes, in keeping with the commandments on which the republic

Message of tolerance and peace missing in Pak textbooks

In the name of “curriculum development”, the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in consultation with a local NGO has recommended further review

Even Muslim toddlers in USA kindergarten not safe

The nation’s largest Muslim civil rights group called Wednesday for an investigation into what it said were assaults by a female teacher on a

So should we celebrate Islamic New Year?

(By Syed Hussain) Now whether it’s the migration of the Prophet Muhammad or the martyrdom of his grandson, both events are not suited to celebration.

India’s salt farmers working in 48C heat

(By Katharine Earley) An initiative to support female salt farmers in Gujarat provides loans to help them switch to solar in the face of climate