“Fashion Swap” – A Step Towards Sustainable Fashion in Qatar.

Growing up, clothes shopping used to be an occasional event for me – something that happened a few times a year when either the seasons changed or when we outgrew the clothes we had or when it was festive occasions like Eid or birthdays. As the youngest sibling in the family, I used to get …

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Ghalib Ka Pata…

Who doesn't know Mirza Ghalib, a name that I heard growing up in my home (my grandfather, mum - all loved reading and writing Urdu poetry). Then came Secondary school, where we studied the life and poetry of famous Urdu poets as part of our Urdu lessons (something that I didn't really enjoy at that point …

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“I thought I will NEVER become a Mother” – The story of my struggle with Infertility

It's not common in our culture to talk about such personal issues publicly because "Log kia kahyengein" (what would people say) . We fear of being judged, type-casted and becoming the centre of every gossip session. But as much as people fear that, I somehow never felt the shame in talking about the real struggles of …

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Are Filters Distorting Our Reality? ​

The abuse of filters, seeing plastic skin, the obsession with fair skin and faces so smooth (without lines and wrinkles) has always bothered me but when people thought there was a need to tamper images of Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, one of the most beautiful women in the world, I really couldn't keep my mouth shut! …

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“You are NOT alone, I am with you” – My untold story published in Gulf Times today.

A truth I have hardly shared with people except from close friends, family and anyone who I know is struggling with it. And today, I tell it to the world.  You can read it on Page 4-5 of Gulf Times Community Page HERE OR you can read on their website here OR  If you are in …

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