On Corruption

You all may have heard of the phrase, “the rich just get richer and the poor just get poorer.” This is more than just a saying in the case of Pakistan. The situation in Pakistan and endless list of problems do not originate from the people at the lower part of the pyramid, but rather, […]

Wanted:Fiscal Change

If you’re reading this, you probably have a frame of reference when it comes to social issues. You bask in the glory of your culture, Pakistani or not. You can name the prime minister of your country, list some of the problems its government faces and you might even be passionate about using a justice-oriented […]

Drug Abuse in Pakistan

One of the largest yet often overlooked issues in the country of Pakistan is its drug abuse. The booming drug trade within the country has left areas that were once a comfortable marketplace for citizens to a violence-ridden wasteland. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) reported in 2013 that 6.7 million Pakistanis […]

At the Heart of Healthcare

One of the most often overlooked issues in society is the well-established, direct link between poverty and health. This relationship can indeed be observed in the South Asian country of Pakistan, the sixth most populous country in the world. In Pakistan, the cycle of individual health status on the basis individual work is a vicious […]

India-Pakistan Relations in 2015: Through a Looking Glass

The year is about to end, and keeping true to tradition, it is time for reflection and recollection. However bad the situation may become, the end of year holds an optimism that the coming year would prove better than the previous. 2014 began on a positive note despite the cross-border firings, as India headed for […]

Educational Problems in Pakistan

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela. The process of learning is called education, a basic right of every person. Education is the light of life. It plays an important role in progress of any nation and leads them towards advancement of success. A nation […]

The Need for Pakistani Journalists

The truth often hurts.   According to the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, approximately 2,500 people have been killed in U.S. drone strikes since the inauguration of President Obama, many of whom reside in Pakistan. Whether or not the elimination of so many lives has proven to be for the greater good is unclear. Attacks by […]