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Halima Khan

Halima Khan is a research associate at Pielle Vision, an international social development consultant group. Moreover Halima is a freelance writing and editing professional. She writes for many leading publications while also being associated with respected online journals. As an academic she is currently working on the translation anthology of an early 19th century manuscript compilation on Islamic epic stories.

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Latest posts by Halima Khan

12 May 2013

Pakistani Fashion Designer's ‘Be My Slave’ Shoot Called ‘Racist’

A magazine photo shoot for an emerging fashion designer's collection has touched off anger throughout Pakistan for its depiction of a dark-skinned child serving as a slave to a fair-skinned...

15 November 2010

Pakistan: Bulldozing Over Civilization

The recent bomb attack that killed 19 people in Karachi shook buildings, shattered glasses and weakened people’s sense of security. The sad fact is that this has become a routine...

23 March 2010

Pakistan: Child Abuse On The Rise

The term ‘child abuse’ covers a wide array of very diverse kinds of crimes subjected towards the minors. Bloggers discuss the disturbing rise in child abuse cases in Pakistan.

17 February 2010

Pakistan: Let The Kites Fly

A Lahore Court banned kite flying in Punjab province of Pakistan in 2005 citing it as a dangerous game and deprived many residents of the joys of Basant festivities. Some...

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