2018 is officially the year of Natural Disasters (Rava Special Report)

2018 is officially the year of Natural Disasters (Rava Special Report)

Natural disasters around the world are occurring at an alarming rate in 2018. Every few weeks, we’re witnessing earthquakes that demolish whole cities, wildfires that burn thousands of acres, and cyclones that cause mass flooding and property damage. In the wake of these disasters, people grieve the losses of loved ones and destroyed...

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A History of Character Assassination of Women during Elections in Pakistan

A History of Character Assassination of Women during Elections in Pakistan

The rise of women leaders and activists in Pakistan has been accompanied with a rise in attacks on women’s characters; another way through which politicians try to weaken the position of the opposing party. “The law must be gender-blind. Democracy cannot work if women are subjugated, uneducated and unable to...

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Disappearing Natural World – Creatures we fear our grandchildren wouldn’t see

Disappearing Natural World – Creatures we fear our grandchildren wouldn’t see

The creatures and places we feared our grandchildren wouldn’t see have vanished: it’s happened faster than even pessimists predicted. It felt as disorienting as forgetting my pin number. I stared at the caterpillar, unable to attach a name to it. I don’t think my mental powers are fading: I still...

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A new Shaheen Emerged: PAF raises new JF-17 squadron at Samungli

A new Shaheen Emerged: PAF raises new JF-17 squadron at Samungli

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Air Force on Wednesday raised a new multirole fighter squadron equipped with JF-17 Thunder aircraft, said a press release by the PAF. The new squadron, based at PAF Base Samungli in Quetta, has been planted as No 28 Multirole Squadron. A ceremony was held at the base to mark the...

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Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

Are you Feeling Ugly? The Nightmare of living a life obsessed with your Appearance

We unexpectedly catch sight of ourselves in a mirror and, in an instant, are thrown into despair: the odd nose, the unsatisfactory hair, the sickening skin tone, but most of all, the only too familiar, deeply gormless needy expression. It feels at such moments as if every worst fear about...

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“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

“Used, abused and raped”: women exploited in Syria in exchange for humanitarian assistance

There are women in Syria who are being sexually exploited by men in charge of delivering humanitarian assistance from the UN and other international aid organizations. Several members of these agencies who work in the field have denounced the situation, explaining that these collaborators force women to exchange food and transportation...

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Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social Inequality: A Global Problem

Social inequality is not a law of nature. Five measures could reduce the gap between rich and poor. The good news is that inequality between the countries of the South and those of the North is decreasing as the gross domestic product increases, especially in the emerging countries. The bad news is...

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‘Larki Buhat Moti Hai’ – Why Body Shaming is Considered Okay in Our Society? (Rava Special Report)

‘Larki Buhat Moti Hai’ – Why Body Shaming is Considered Okay in Our Society? (Rava Special Report)

Let me start this post by telling you one simple thing, YOU ARE AMAZING:     In life, there are usually two aspects in a certain type of conflict: body image and social pressure; that is, the social idea of beauty and our own physical appearance. The second is that...

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Climate change: Scarcity of Water in Karachi: Gloomy future of Pakistan (Rava Special Report)

Prominent meteorologists and climate researchers are warning in an increasingly drastic way of the effects of global warming. Everything is already said, according to Jens Thurau, who urges not to lose value. Whoever has waited for tests, receives them now. Once again. A few days before the Bonn conference on climate change, the...

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Islamophobia – Combating the main myths that feed Islamophobia (Rava Special Report)

Islamophobia – Combating the main myths that feed Islamophobia (Rava Special Report)

The recent case of attack in New York has once again sparked the controversy of Islamophobia. Since Donald Trump became the president, USA has faced numerous tragedies one after another. Hundreds of people have lost their lives in past few months due to hurricanes, mass shootings and attack. However, the...

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