Inside, the power was off, as it is for around eight hours of every day in the capital city. Broadcast and print media are newly outspoken in their criticism of the government, and Indian films and TV shows are now allowed in. View the discussion thread. The Challenge of Being Close February 1, More immediately, young people — particularly those with strict parents — see marriage as a way to gain independence and leave the family home. Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi are full of palatial houses, glorious restaurants and buzzing shopping districts.
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Teasing A Girl At A Pakistani Park Could Get You Whacked With A Stick
Most career-oriented people in their 20s are also focused on marriage. Most young people welcome this relaxation of boundaries. Komail, the artist from Lahore, explicitly explores notions of blasphemy through his paintings — beautiful pieces that examine Muslim, and particularly Shia, history through the visual language of Western masters. Certainly, marriage and the importance of the family unit is one tradition that shows no signs of eroding. So city authorities have asked a team of guards — including Sayed, 25 — to patrol the park and stamp out "Eve-teasing" — a South Asian euphemism for the sexual harassment of women by men.