Dear Rumi

Sabahat Quadri

International Women’s Day

A Special Subset (Part II)

At a small, informal gathering in Karachi last night, I overheard a snotty young brand manager from a well-known organization joking about having to celebrate women for having one chromosome (which is inaccurate—we have two of the same chromosome). I didn’t hear the whole joke, but I caught the gist of the conversation. He was […]

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A Special Subset (Part I)

In the spirit of the upcoming International Women’s Day, my publisher thought it would be a great idea to focus my next few blog posts on women, specifically women writers from South Asia. I was reluctant to do so. It sounded like a cliché, the obligatory post that every female writer feels compelled to do […]

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