Batool Haider

Batool Haider

A professional accountant who often writes and occasionally free-lances, she enjoys viewing the world with a cynical eye, hoping to be pleasantly surprised.

Kankar: Standing up for the abused woman

Hum TV has outdone itself once again by airing the drama serial, Kankar, which is unfortunately, the story of every other household in Pakistan. What is even more remarkable is that as the plot unfolds, we find the lead actress making decisions that most would not have the guts to make in real life.   In this serial, Hum brings to light the matter of physical abuse, highlighting that this downright degradation of women is not limited to the lower echelon of society; in fact, it is prevalent among the educated and affluent class as well. Marvellously penned by Umera Ahmed – the author ...

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