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ICC and ECB welcome Commonwealth Games nomination

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), welcomed the decision by the Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) to nominate women’s cricket for inclusion at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham in 2022.…

PCB XI, SBP victorious in women cricket championship

KARACHI: PCB XI and State Bank women team won their respective matches in the ongoing 2nd Inter Departmental T20 Women’s Cricket Championship 2019 here on Thursday at Diamond Cricket Ground, Islamabad. PCB XI outclassed Higher Education…

Women challenged men. It was not pretty.

The scene opens at dawn in a henhouse in northwestern France. In one corner a dead fox. In several other corners a lot of hens looking completely innocent. The tale goes – and it may just be an apocryphal urban myth – that a young fox got…

Divorce and women’s empowerment

The relationship between men and women is perhaps the most complex phenomenon of nature. Psychologists and neuroscientists have sought to study and interpret why one sex behaves in a certain way and how the opposite sex reacts to that…

Pakistan women elect to bat against West Indies

KARACHI: Pakistan women won the toss and elected to bat first in the third and last Twenty20 against West Indies in Karachi on Sunday. Windies have already taken an unassailable 2-0 lead. The hosts will be hoping to register a…

ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Fixtures Revealed

The fixtures for the ICC T20 World Cup Australia 2020 were revealed in Sydney, Australia on Tuesday morning (Australian Eastern Daylight Time). For the first time, the women’s and men’s T20 World Cups will be held as standalone events in…

Rock bottom on the gender parity scales

Contrary to popular perception, patriarchy is not about men. It is about the women who are compelled to reside within an antiquated architecture of social compliance and economic dependability, political subservience and sexual regulation.