Towards A Progressive Pakistan: My Panel Discussion With Dr Pervez Hoodbhoy, Nadeem Paracha, Afiya Zia and Amber Shamsi

An erudite panel of academics and journalists talk about the challenges faced by Pakistan in becoming a progressive state over its 73 years of existence. From exclusionary identity politics to paranoid religiosity; from women’s lack of equal citizenship rights to military domination of the state; from media censorship to crisis in education, the panelists discuss various reasons why Pakistan is still struggling to become a progressive state. They also recommend solutions that can help pull Pakistan out of its multiple imbroglios.

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