June2015

  • On Accepting Violence Against Women

    Whenever I come across news of a woman being sexually assaulted, or a girl being molested, my mind wanders back into my life as a social science teacher, conducting classes in both cultural anthropology and sociology, among other things. I remember one sociological reading I assigned to each of...
  • Lady Liz Riesenburg: Today’s Renaissance woman

    Interview by Claire Dangalan You might remember her as that young lady who kayaked for 25 kilometers around the Palm Jumeirah and Dubai Marina with fellow British expat Julia Cafferkey to raise funds for Lara’s Foundation back in 2012. And if you’re a tennis enthusiast, you’ve probably heard that...
  • Empowering Women Through Tech

    Registered in Pakistan as a non-government organization (NGO), and operational since 2010, the Women’s Digital League (WDL) is an online platform that provides training and work opportunities for local women. Introducing computer-based work, the social enterprise is not only recognized by Google but is also certified by Thunderbird School’s...