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A new look: Barbie now wears a hijab

Barbies have hardly been symbols of either feminism or modesty or female achievement.

24 Nov 2017 12:07 AM

A lesson to all men

Children from such families have lower levels of academic achievement than those from families with one father and one mother.

11 Nov 2017 12:48 AM

ISIS is looking out for violent Muslim women

The argument that turning to women does not come from the surrender of men would be harder to make now.

13 Oct 2017 12:59 AM

House of Saud and its jubilant tale of progress

A victory for Saudi women thus comes at the expense of heightening Saudi nationalism and even xenophobia.

05 Oct 2017 3:16 AM

Marriages of desperation

Along with the Rohingya, the people of Syria have seen incredible devastation in the past few years.

29 Sep 2017 2:17 AM


Suu Kyi: Taking away Nobel won’t help

Suu Kyi’s fellow Nobel laureates, including Pakistan’s Malala Yousafzai, have questioned the silence.

15 Sep 2017 1:52 AM

When lights go out in Donald Trump’s America

An American eclipse is thus a matter that concerns everyone, near and far, willing and unwilling.

18 Aug 2017 7:08 AM

Don’s policies making US a sadder, more dismal place

The sadness of America, the hopelessness of America, will in this way spread its wings and tentacles.

07 Jul 2017 12:52 AM

Amid terror, a challenge for Muslims in the West

For Muslims who live in and around Finsbury Park, the attack was not a surprise.

23 Jun 2017 2:35 AM

Till attitudes change, it will remain a man’s world

In Egypt, 58.5 per cent of women believe that men “should have the final word” in decision-making related to matters at home.

19 May 2017 12:18 AM


How the Syrian conflict made a hero out of Trump

Long-term solutions must be sustainable; exogenous influences can never produce sustainable stability.

13 Apr 2017 3:22 AM

For Britain, lessons from the empire as it exits EU?

If the British feel any remorse about their plunder, it is not made explicit in the arrangement of such objects.

06 Apr 2017 3:50 AM

Trump’s new ‘war on terror’ to create jobs in America?

The first and least likely option in realigning the war on terrorism would be complete disengagement.

24 Feb 2017 12:35 AM

A ban on the Brotherhood may extend to others

While many Trump advisers and supporters, have long opposed the Muslim Brotherhood, the new move has caused concern.

17 Feb 2017 4:48 AM

What the Harappa seals really say

The politics of Hindutva are not the only brand of politics implicated by the seals.

09 Feb 2017 4:43 AM


Getting ready for future with no foreign aid

Regardless of which of the two statements represents Trump’s actual intentions, the prognosis in general is not a good one.

07 Jan 2017 12:34 AM

A mistake & its fallout

Escalating xenophobia in the West, including Germany, has ensured that all brown men of any religion are considered suspect.

29 Dec 2016 3:41 AM