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Fakhra Hassan

Fakhra Hassan teaches English, Geography and History at the Roots Millennium School in Gujranwala Cantt, and volunteers for The 1947 Partition Archive in her spare time.

Empire and guilt

Having documented hundreds of narratives on divisions, separations, migrations, growth and lifestyles in Pakistan with the global oral history project The 1947 Partition Archive, over the course of several years, I’m now embarking on a series of essays on colonial…

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Beware of the buffalo gals in us

I am 42 years old. I am a middle-class Pakistani woman of Pashtun, Punjabi and Sindhi origin, born and raised in the Persian Gulf. Since I was a little girl my gender presentation has confused people, especially men. With my…

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