Breaking Stereotypes: Meet A Female Pakistani Detective

The woman with the coolest job ever to be featured in my “Women Working in Unconventional Roles” is Hina Jafri. When she told me she was an investigator, I immediately jumped with glee.
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Jahez Dowry Clutter

Jahez: The Life Changing Custom of Clutter and Chaos

We women get a lot of useless stuff in Jahez. I remember there is a store in my mother’s house which was filled with electronics appliances, crockery, and all the tid bits of jahez since I was a teenager
Most of the stuff in Jahez ends up in stores of the in laws or stays packed as every couple has their own lifestyle, storage space
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Never Ending House Chores

Patriarchy And The Vicious Cycle of Never Ending Housework

We women have to do domestic labour twice as more than men. In most of the houses, a woman is the first to wake up and the last one to go to sleep. There is no shame in doing housework. The trouble arises when one single woman is expected to look after the minutest things of the whole family which not only comprises of husband and children but sometimes can include parent in laws and siblings as well (in case of a joint family).
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Book Review The Wife Between Us

Is it Another “Girl On The Train”? A Book Review of The Wife Between Us

It seems after the phenomenal success of Gone Girl, every writer is trying to cash on dysfunctional husband wife relationships that is why I sensed some of the characteristics of “Gone Girl” in the plot of “The Girl On The Train” and it’s the same case in this book. All these books could have been written by the same writer but they are not and this book seems to be heavily inspired by Gone Girl and The Girl On The Train.
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How To Control A Child's Tantrum Using Positive Parenting Techniques

Learn To Control Your Child’s Tantrum Using Positive Parenting Techniques

I asked her to do what we do when we are angry. She took three deep breaths and recited a prayer we Muslims recite for anger.
Now she was more calmer. I asked her why she was angry. She said because when Z (my two month old) cries at night, I NEVER stop her from screaming but I am not allowing her to make noise. I was surprised and finally understood where her anger was coming from.
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Islamic Valentine's Day Story Tayammum

A True Valentine Story: The Story of Tayammum

If you analyze the Prophet’s (P.B.U.H) behavior with his wives, you would be shocked to discover that it is completely opposite to what we teach men these days. That is why for this Valentine’s day I am sharing this story of the love between the Prophet (P.B.U.H) and his wife. This is the story of how Tayammum came out to be as a substitute for Wudhu (Islamic ablution) and the reason behind this is the love of a husband for his wife Subhan Allah!
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Shell Pakistan Limited and Kellogg Pakistan Sign An Agreement

An agreement was recently signed between Kellogg and Shell Pakistan Limited thereby allowing the parties to work together and exchange information to build a stronger understanding of the changing needs of the consumers. From now on, consumers can rely on Shell Select stores for Kellogg’s Pringles and Kellogg cereal range.
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