Zainab Iftikhar

Research Assistant

 
Zainab Iftikhar

Zainab Iftikhar

Professional Experience

Zainab Iftikhar is a Research Assistant at the Centre for Aerospace & Security Studies (CASS), Islamabad. She completed her undergraduate degree in International Relations from the National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, Pakistan. Her research interests include Non-traditional Security and Climate Change.

Publications

Paul Hawken, Regeneration, Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation

Paul Hawken, a renowned environmentalist, entrepreneur, and author, has long been at the forefront of advocating for sustainable solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. He is not only an influential thinker but also the founder of Project Drawdown, a comprehensive plan to reverse global warming. In his latest work, ‘Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation,’ he offers an inspiring and persuasive vision for tackling the climate crisis.
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Tourism Tsunami

In a world more connected than ever, the allure of travel has become irresistible, transforming once-hidden gems into bustling tourist magnets. However, as the global tourism industry expands at an unprecedented rate, the shadow of ‘overtourism’ looms large over the most cherished destinations. Tourism involves the movement of people to places outside their usual environment for leisure, business, or other purposes.
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Inclusivity at the Ballot Box

The representation of women in democratic processes is a fundamental aspect of equitable governance and political empowerment. Historically, women’s participation in politics has remained constrained, with their voices marginalised and their voting rights often denied.
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Climate Change and the Linguistic Meltdown

Throughout human history, languages have woven stories, traditions, and identities for millennia. They are vessels of knowledge, carrying the wisdom of generations and providing a unique lens through which the world is perceived. Yet, as the monumental challenge of climate change grows, a lesser-known casualty emerges – the gradual erosion and extinction of languages.
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When the Harvest Drowns

In the vast tapestry of Pakistan’s diverse landscapes, another issue unfolds – the unfortunate journey from food scarcity to food insecurity. While the country boasts a rich agricultural heritage, it grapples with multifaced social, political, economic, and environmental challenges that threaten its food security.
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Fashion’s Water Footprints

In an era where fashion trends ripple across the world faster than ever before, it is crucial to examine the hidden cost of our sartorial choices. Beyond the allure of glamorous runways and chic storefronts lies a deep and often overlooked connection between
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