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Mim Shaikh’s ‘Finding Dad’ and Absentee Fathers in South Asian Families

For all of 27-year-old Mim Shaikh’s accomplishments — his resume boasts a collection of high-profile BBC radio and TV gigs — a dark question has…

The Men’s Rights Activists of Pakistan

Earlier this month, women across Pakistan marched to mark International Women’s Day. They shouted slogans such as Aurat aiee, aurat aiee, tharki teri shaamath aiee!,…

The ‘Slave Grooms’ of Hong Kong

“Slave grooms” — i.e., South Asian men tricked into arranged marriages — are being trafficked to Hong Kong and forced into indentured labor by the families of their wives. Ashraf,…