Bina Shah

Women’s leadership

‘Struggle’ aptly describes women’s long journey. Published Jan 17, 2016 05:06am

Bina Shah

I DIDN'T read as much as I wanted to this year because I was working on a novel; I try not to read much fiction... Updated Dec 29, 2015 08:11pm

Centres of dignity

Safety, not dependence should be the goal of women shelters. Published Nov 08, 2015 01:22am

Beast of sexism

Today, women are lifting their heads to say they’ve had enough. Published Sep 06, 2015 01:36am

Combating abuse

Sex education teaches children they have the right to say no to an abuser. Published Aug 16, 2015 05:58am

Heatwave revelations

The innate Pakistani impulse is to give on a large scale. Updated Jul 02, 2015 11:30am

Defeat of Galloway

A smear campaign against did not keep Naz Shah from winning. Published May 19, 2015 03:32am

Digital censorship

A draconian cybercrime law is on the cards in Pakistan. Updated Apr 14, 2015 03:18am

WordPress ban

The ban was a reminder that our digital rights are not guaranteed. Updated Mar 26, 2015 01:13pm

Rays of light

A group of young girls talked of the perils of child marriage. Updated Mar 17, 2015 02:01am

Global machismo

Feminist principles must be part of our national psyche. Published Feb 10, 2015 02:40am

Insider fiction

TV gives only half the picture about Pakistan. Published Dec 07, 2014 07:09am

Fed on ideology

The state has no right to dictate the ideals of individuals. Published Nov 09, 2014 07:15am

Malala and the West

Drone strikes are wrongly conflated with Malala’s Nobel win. Published Oct 17, 2014 06:24am

Rotherham lessons

We carry prejudices against white women and their ‘availability’. Published Sep 14, 2014 05:54am

Eyes shut at home

There’s no outrage when minorities in Pakistan are targeted. Published Jul 27, 2014 01:22am

The past is us

It is only by owning our past that we can define ourselves. Published May 11, 2014 07:17am

Cultural diplomacy

IN my capacity as a working writer, I’ve chiefly engaged with writing as an art and a means for communication. But... Published Mar 24, 2014 07:01am