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Sana Saleem · June, 2016

The author is a blogger at The Guardian and Dawn. Her archive of published and unpublished work can be found on her personal blog.

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Latest posts by Sana Saleem from June, 2016

A San Francisco Vigil for Orlando Shooting Victims Promises To Combat the Hate With More Love

'"Not in our name," they said. Each one of the speakers committed to not let this incident be used to further target Muslims in America and around the world.'

Pakistani Senator Threatens Activist With Rape on Live Television

"[Hamdullah] called me a whore and said, "I will take off your trousers and your mother's!"

Body Shaming on the Floor of Pakistan's Parliament: ‘Someone Make This Tractor Trolley Keep Quiet’

"The weakest of the weak; the ones who have no clue what intellect or intelligence is...usually indulge in name-calling or nasty jibes."

Pakistan's Censor Has a Thing or Two to Say About ‘Immoral’ Television

The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority recently issued a "show-cause" notice to a TV channel regarding a drama series that portrays the issue of sexual abuse against children.

One Young Couple's Mission to Save Athletics in Pakistan

Their day job? Actuaries. But the rest of the time, Jawwad Farid and Fawzia Salahuddin turn into superheroes, helping young Pakistani athletes pursue their dreams.

The One-Woman Army Fighting Thalassemia in Pakistan

"Being a thalassemia major I know how life gets hard at times. Arranging blood, patying for multiple tests, x-rays, scans & then paying huge amount for iron chelation medicines."

Islamic Council's Endorsement of ‘Light’ Domestic Violence Doesn't Go Over Well With Pakistani Women

Pakistan's Council of Islamic Ideology is at the center of a national scandal, thanks to controversial legislation it's proposed that would legalize “light” domestic violence.

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