Maliha Iqbal

Maliha Iqbal is a student and writer based in Aligarh, India. Many of her short stories, write-ups, letters and poems have been published on platforms like Livewire (The Wire), Creativity Webzine, Countercurrents, Café Dissensus, Cerebration, Times of India and Borderless Journal. She can be reached at malihaiqbal327@gmail.com

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The Illogical Gender Segregation in Education

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The Aftermath

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