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marriage

The Woman Who Created a Game About Arranged Marriage to Get Out of Hers

Games designer Nashra Balagamwala fled Pakistan to escape matchmaking hell. Now she's turning that experience into a board game.
Zing Tsjeng
8.22.17
crime

After Qandeel Baloch's Murder, Pakistan Finally Moves to Ban Honor Killings

Following the murder of a social media star known as "Pakistan's Kim Kardashian," Pakistan takes steps to introduce a long-awaited honor crimes bill. Will it be enough?
Sirin Kale
7.21.16
crime

Protests Erupt over Honor Killing of 'Pakistan's Kim Kardashian' Qandeel Baloch

Controversial social media star Qandeel Baloch was strangled to death by her own brother on Friday. We talk to the feminist groups across Pakistan who have been staging vigils and rallies all weekend.
Sirin Kale
7.18.16
Photos

Meet the Female Motorcyclist Riding Solo Across Pakistan

The most dangerous part of Zenith Irfan's motorcycle trip across Pakistan came when she posted photos of the journey online.
Zab Mustefa
5.25.16
porn

Meet the Muslim Ex-Porn Star Stripping for Women's Rights

Nadia Ali incited an international scandal after performing in porn while wearing a hijab. We caught up with her at her exotic dancing debut in New York City to find out why the 24-year-old activist is more committed to women's liberation now than ever.
Diana Tourjée
5.6.16
politics

'I Have My Voice Now': Pakistani Abuse Survivor Devotes Life to Helping Women

Tehmina Durrani survived years of domestic violence and became a bestselling author and campaigner for acid attack victims and survivors of abuse.
Sophie Hemery
2.2.16
activism

The All-Female Coffeeshop Movement Coming to a Boil

In Pakistan, public space is overwhelmingly dominated by men. Girls at Dhabas wants to change that, beginning with the first female-run cafe in Karachi.
Kat Lister
11.6.15