Monthly Archives: January 2004

What women MPs can do

By Zubeida Mustafa
Source: Dawn

The controversy surrounding the Legal Framework Order, the elections of October 2002 and the recent accord between the government and the MMA notwithstanding, one positive feature has emerged under the present political dispensation. This is the induction of women on a relatively large scale in the assemblies and thus, by implication, their enhanced role in politics.
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Author: Studying the transition

By Zubeida Mustafa THOSE who attended the sixth conference of the India-Pakistan Forum for Peace and Democracy in Karachi in December were treated to rich intellectual fare. It came in the form of the keynote address by a retired professor … Continue reading

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Another world is possible

By Zubeida Mustafa
Source: Dawn

The Indian prime minister in a recent interview with this paper listed four factors which are forcing Pakistan and India to opt for peace. One of these, he said, was the imperative of globalization which dictates closer cooperation between India and Pakistan for faster economic development.
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