The psychology behind violent behaviour

The question of why a person exhibits abusive behaviour has been a topic of great research for a long time. And it’s an important one as it can help authorities as well as potential victims identify the behavioural traits of an aggressor and take measures to protect...

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Brutal, a survivor’s story of child sexual abuse

My name is Nabila Sharma, some of you may have read my book Brutal  which talks about my personal experience of being sexually abused as a child by a local Imam. It has taken me 30 years, but I finally sought justice for the abuse I suffered at the hands of the Imam...

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FOREVER SLAVE by anon

Following the story about Faryal Khan speaking out about the treatment she has and continues face from her in-law’s I was inspired to share my story to help raise awareness and show that this happens all too often. He caught my eye at a wedding and things started out...

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The dishonourable killing of #QandeelBaloch

A naked shoulder is more of a stain on your family's honour than killing your own flesh and blood; is that really how it goes? One can only hope that Qandeel quietly inspired enough women and enlightened enough men to quicken the gradual erosion of the chatteldom to...

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Why is everyone scared of the F word?

Recently Indian actress Lisa Haydon , who plays a single mother in coming of age drama Queen, publicly disassociated from the word “feminism”. “One day I look forward to making dinner for my husband and children. I don’t want to be a career feminist,” she said in an...

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