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The ruthless world

Posted Avatar Izza Malik , Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student

Avatar Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student
Izza Malik
Member since May 19, 2016
  • 3 Posts
  • Age 19

We were stuck in a traffic jam in Liberty, Lahore. My mother brooded at the disorderly traffic, while I felt a prickling of delight for getting to hear my favourite Miley Cyrus song for a little while longer. I sat with my head resting against the car window, lost in thoughts enhanced by a background score of “The Climb.” My train of thought was cut short by my mother’s voice.“Move back!” She yelled. Reflexively, I shrunk back from the window. When I looked up, I saw a beggar standing at my sid...


Animal rights are important too

Posted Avatar Izza Malik , Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student

Avatar Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student
Izza Malik
Member since May 19, 2016
  • 3 Posts
  • Age 19

It was a sultry summer evening. I was walking alone on the road, lost in my domain of thoughts. Exams were just around the corner and I decided to take a walk down the street, hoping a little fresh air would help settle my stress and anxiety. Outside, the world was a quiet place. The only sounds were those of the trees rustling or the birds chirping as they took a flight for home. Mostly, the world was still, silent and peaceful. I was still wandering in my thoughts, undisturbed, when a car zoom...


The Life of a Pakistani Girl

Posted Avatar Izza Malik , Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student

Avatar Budding human rights activist / Blogger at Escaping Space / Student
Izza Malik
Member since May 19, 2016
  • 3 Posts
  • Age 19

Every time I sit down and talk to these people, there's so much that I learn from them. Despite having so little, their hearts are so big. And I can't really put down in words, the inspiration that I draw from their lives. Today I came across such an inspirer, the sixteen year old, Irsaa. She left school and started helping her mother with her work at the age of ten. Financial difficulties and her mother's deteriorating health had impelled her to stop studying and consequently...


  • Izza Malik

    I run a blog called Escaping Space (website: escapingspace.wordpress.com / instagram: escapingspace). I use it as a platform to share stories of unprivileged Pakistanis and talk about issues I feel most strongly about.


    Member since May 19, 2016


    Age 19 • 3 Posts