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    The Contemporary Spiritual Guru – Aisha Rahat

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    Rawish Ali Tirmizi and Her Enchanting Love Story

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    Daastan X Stories To Action Facebook Live Show

    Daastan announced its thematic campaign on June...

    Daastan’s Struggle for Tolerance

    Daastan was part of a consultative meeting that debated the role of social media and cyber laws in bringing about and retaining change in society. The meeting brought together some of the best minds in Pakistan together.

    South Asian Award for Micro Fiction–Literati

    A short story competition was conducted by Daastan in collaboration with White Falcon Publishing and Outcast Magazine. It received a large number of submissions and top 20 finalists were selected from more than 100 submissions.

    All You Need To Know About SRHR – #WeToo

    Daastan in collaboration with Stories to Action has launched a story writing competition to spread awareness of SRHR in Pakistan

    Publications

    All You Need To Know About SRHR – #WeToo

    Daastan in collaboration with Stories to Action has launched a story writing competition to spread awareness of SRHR in Pakistan

    Mental Health Activist Markets Her First Book With Daastan

    ms. Sijdah Hussain talks about her upcoming book Red Sugar, No More and publishing in Pakistan in an Interview with Daastan

    Qissa – A Digital Platform For Urdu Writers

    Urdu writers in Pakistan have been decreasing lately....

    Exercises To Improve Writing Skills

    Tips on improving your writing skills to engage your readers into your book and meet the publishers' criteria.

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    Collaborations

    Our Vision of Putting Books in Every Hand

    Daastan collaborated with Books and Beyond in Hyderabad and sponsored freebies at their book club event to generate reader interest.

    All You Need To Know About SRHR – #WeToo

    Daastan in collaboration with Stories to Action has launched a story writing competition to spread awareness of SRHR in Pakistan

    Rhizomatic Literaties’ Book Launch

    Daastan arranged a book launch for Rhizomatic Literaties at Plan 9.

    The Stories Untold

    How Daastan Came Into Being

    This is the story of Daastan-- from tech incubation to becoming one of the biggest faces in the publishing business.

    Shining Light on Mental Health – Qissa’s First Book on Schizophrenia

    A Pakistani Doctor, Ms. Ramsha Babar, publishes her first book on Schizophrenia through Daastan. A thriller, the book aims to highlight the struggles of a person diagnosed with Schizophrenia.

    A Ground Breaking 4th Season – Stories Untold

    After the heart breaking news of Zainab's demise, Daastan decided to launch it's fourth season of The Stories Untold competition in her honor. The entries of I Am Zainab aim to eradicate the stigma attached with the topic of child abuse, along with providing real life advice on how to prevent them from happening.

    Pursue the World of your Imaginations with The Stories Untold Season 3

    Our team paving the way for the introduction of a little bit of magic in our lives, by introducing the third season of the Stories Untold story writing competition.

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    How Daastan Came Into Being

    This is the story of Daastan-- from tech incubation to becoming one of the biggest faces in the publishing business.

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