by Beenish Ahmed Posted on February 1, 2015 Updated: February 1, 2015
Women have long been questioned on the utterly beside-the-point topic of their appearances even as they, quite literally, change the world.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 30, 2014
“Within the state, there’s a tug-of-war."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 24, 2014 Updated: December 24, 2014
“Santa is kind of the conscience in our mythology."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 17, 2014 Updated: December 17, 2014
In the hall there are a lot chairs and they came to every chair and shot us."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on December 11, 2014
“Why is it that countries which we call ‘strong’ are so powerful in creating wars but so weak in bringing peace?"
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 26, 2014
"When the final verdict comes, it will do justice to me. Nothing bad is going to happen.”
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on November 9, 2014 Updated: November 11, 2014
while Boko Haram, ISIS, and the Taliban have all waged a bloody reign of terror in seeking to achieve these goals, it’s the crimes they commit against schoolgirls – archetypes of innocence and vulnerability – that earn them the most disdain.
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 10, 2014 Updated: October 13, 2014
"And the father of Malala and Malala have done nothing at all. Her father is a good salesman, that’s it. And the daughter has also become a salesgirl. And they are dancing on the tunes of West."
by Beenish Ahmed Posted on October 3, 2014 Updated: October 3, 2014
With up to two million people sleeping in sprawling temporary tent cities, loading into crammed buses, and praying shoulder to shoulder, public health officials worry about the transmission of deadly diseases.
by Zack Ford Posted on September 26, 2014
The United Nations Human Rights Commission passed a resolution seeking to protect LGBT people from violence, but not everybody supported it.