Sheikh Aatif

I was lost

I was lost

I was lost in the middle of a sea I don’t know where to go Like a ship I was sailing For myself I was wailing Though I was searching my destiny To find the smile and end my agony It was not cushy for me Because I was lost in the middle of a […]

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Government incentives: A freaky trade-off

Government incentives: A freaky trade-off

Recent abduction and killings of the three Special Police Officers (SPOs) in District Shopian of South Kashmir left the whole valley in shock and their families devastated. Now the situation of valley can be summed up under one idiom “To cry over spilled milk”. Post their Killings and life threats from the militant groups many […]

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Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Gender based division of labour: an Islamic perspective

Being a student of Sociology, I came across the theory of Emile Durkheim on Divison of Labour. In his theory, he says there are two types of societies viz. Primitive (Mechanical society) and the Advanced (Organic). He defined the former one as the society in which there was less divison of labour i.e. workforce was […]