It has been a month and I haven't been following my so called New Years resolution. I don't really believe in them, but I tend to make small personal promises to myself. One of them was to write more about my experiences. I love to express myself through the written word and I feel that... Continue Reading →
Personal reflections of 2017
The morning I wore my older sister's shirt to school is still etched in my mind. At the time, it felt like the best decision I had made that day as I walked into school. I had a different air of confidence in my strides. As I came towards the assembly line where my classmates... Continue Reading →
Why Verna was disappointingly good
It wasn't everyday that a movie on rape is released in Pakistan. Nor was it everyday that I would go to watch a Pakistani movie, which was probably only once before in my life. Growing up in Saudi Arabia, I wasn't exposed to the Pakistani film industry as much nor was I particularly interested in... Continue Reading →
Is Saudi Arabia ready for women to start driving?
On September 26, a long-awaited milestone was achieved in Saudi Arabia. A royal decree was issued by King Salman that stated women in Saudi Arabia have been given the right to drive. The Kingdom, which received much backlash as the only country in the world that doesn’t allow women to drive, has finally been relieved... Continue Reading →