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    Data – The Genetic Code of Empowerment

    It is almost curtain time for the year 2019. Another decade is coming to a close showcasing numerous breakthroughs that have improved lives of many. The driving force behind this progressive change has undoubtedly been the deluge of information reaching every nook and corner of the world at the...
  • ARiiSE Inclusion

    “It doesn’t matter if you can see or not, because we are always in the dark. Fears are overwhelming especially the fear we might fail. All these fears conspire against us to paralyze us. But life is ever changing, and we still reach out and embark on great adventures....
  • Delivering Inclusive Progress, Not Promises at the Workplace

    Supporting Women at the Workplace – a highly relevant topic that needs more attention than a mere bird’s eye view. So what is it all about? Women’s Empowerment – Economic Empowerment, Gender Equality at the Workplace, supporting women etc.– these are some of the buzzwords emphatically voiced these days,...
  • Human Trafficking in the Digital Age

    It is an absolute pleasure to be here albeit digitally. I’ll begin with a brief introduction about my work. I founded Ananke in 2014 – a digital platform that empowers women through awareness, education and advocacy. We showcase visionary women as role models for aspiring women and girls to...
  • Dissecting the financial gender gap

    Entrepreneurship is one of the main lifelines of positive economic activity in a country. Not only does it enable healthy competition, triggers innovation and introduces new products as well as services, it greatly contributes to economic development, productivity and job creation. While many barriers still exist for entrepreneurs leading...
  • Unholy Matrimony

    In 2015, Pakistan launched one of its biggest projects with massive Chinese support. The China Pakistan Economic Corridor also known as the CPEC is a multi-billion dollars collection of infrastructure projects that has seen an inflow of material and manpower for the last few years. In a country where...
  • Performative Feminism

    The article was previously published in our special Women's Day edition, published on ISSUU. Feminism as a movement has undergone a series of evolutions in terms of how activism is carried out. In its early stages, during the 19th and 20th century, it was associated with the temperance and...
  • Overlooking Impediments to a Strong Female Labor Force

    May 1stis when the world celebrates labor day with much fanfare; vociferously advocating the rights of the common ‘man’ and the value created by his toils. It is a day to not just mark the achievements of workers but also to recognize efforts made by labor union movements and...
  • Accessing Economic Empowerment Via Tech

    We are living in a world that has not only transformed into a global village, but is also one that is very-fast paced, thanks to technology. And it keeps on changing every single day. Those who are not able to get even a slice of technology are left miles...