Saadia Pervaiz

Saadia Pervaiz
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Saadia Pervaiz recently graduated from the University of Chicago with a Masters in South Asian History. Her interests are in South Asian diaspora, women's rights, as well as visual and social history.

Blooming

We all forget the little things, sometimes.

We Can’t Talk About Asifa Without Talking About Nationalism

When a man—or a group of men—collectively kidnap, torture, and rape a young eight-year-old girl, their crime is not merely rooted in their depravity. They were using Asifa’s body as a means to assault her cultural identity

It’s 2018

Who else tries to deflect their stress onto other issues? Anyone? Anyone? Just me, then?

Stay Strong Brown Girl

You belong here. Don't let anyone tell you differently.

Complacency

You know the best way to fix things? Take action and fix them yourself.

NEWS.

Don't make this a habit.

[TAKE ACTION] Emergency Rallies Protesting Trump Embassy in Jerusalem

PRESIDENT TRUMP officially announced on Wednesday, December 6th that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital city, igniting a fiery response from groups throughout the world. Dissenters express that the declaration will only further rising tensions between Israel and Palestine regarding peace negotiations. Various church leaders in Jerusalem sent an open letter to President Trump, stating that the recognition...

An Activist’s Guide to Self-Care

In times as tumultuous as in today's world, finding the means to take care of yourself proves difficult. Because of the instant and globalized culture around us, we are constantly bombarded with news from dawn to dusk--even longer. As a result, any sense of joy we experience is fleeting. Often, the negative news we are constantly exposed to has...

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