R Umaima Ahmed

R Umaima Ahmed is a freelance journalist with over ten years of experience in content, print and online media, including at The Daily Times, The Nation and The News on Sunday. She also contributes to online local and foreign media, and reports on social issues, including digital, minorities’, animal and transgender rights. She tweets @UmaimaBlogger.


Aurat March highlights health awareness this year

International Women’s Day has been celebrated on March 8 every year since […]

Consequences of abortion

My husband left me to die in the hospital. While I waited […]

Ramifications of Rape Ordinance 2020

In 2015, a harrowing child sexual abuse scandal surfaced in the town […]

Unacceptability of the differently-abled

Fatima Barki, who spent most of her life in a wheelchair after […]

Bringing down patriarchy, one bike at a time

Everyone, irrespective of gender, has the right to go about their work […]

Transgender persons’ miseries continue unhindered

The Constitution of Pakistan gives every citizen equal rights but the country’s […]

Can we finally end the ‘two finger test’?

The ‘two finger test’ (TFT), also known as the ‘virginity test’, is […]

Fakeero Solanki — the pride of Sindh

On Independence Day every year, the Government of Pakistan recognises people from […]

Attacks won’t silence them

While the rapid growth of social media has brought the world together, […]