Dear Pakistani women: you are not welcome

By Dr Izza Aftab Published in The News on July 25, 2022 In what now seems a firm pattern, Pakistan plummeted down near the absolute bottom in the recent Global Gender Gap report published by the World Economic Forum. The report shows progress on closing the gap between men and women across four pillars: economic participation, education, […]



Global economic outlook has ‘darkened significantly’: IMF

Published in DAWN on July 13, 2022 The global economic outlook has “darkened significantly” and could deteriorate further, the IMF’s managing director said Wednesday, citing Russia’s war in Ukraine and the rapid inflation it has caused, threatening widespread hunger and poverty. The warning comes just months after the IMF already cut its global growth forecast for 2022[…]