Posts Tagged ‘ women ’

Depictions of Women in Media

Dec 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Dawn

Some of the most powerful messages we receive are not those stated directly, but the subtle influence of the examples we see around us. From the earliest age, we watch our parents to learn proper behaviour. As we grow older, we take from the examples of our friends and colleagues. In the modern era, there […]

Urooj Zia: Woe unto women

Jan 2nd, 2011 | By | Category: Pakistan Today

Today’s Pakistan Today includes a disturbing look at the way women are treated by media. In her article, Urooj Zia uses the recent mistreatment of a gang rape survivor in Karachi as a starting point to explain that this was not an isolated incident, but part of a larger pattern of misogyny present across the […]