Dawn News

March, 29 2015

Bina Shah

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

Mirror image

I RECENTLY made a short trip to the UAE and the glittering city of Dubai, which I enjoy visiting, and I always have ... Published Feb 25, 2014 07:21am

Missing doctors

A SEMINAR was recently convened by Appna, the Association of Pakistani Physicians in North America, in order to get... Published Dec 30, 2013 07:11am

Sindh: beyond symbols

SINDHI Culture Day was celebrated this month: television channels broadcast songs, shows and skits celebrating ... Updated Dec 16, 2013 04:24pm

As change seeps in

WHEN you travel from Karachi into the interior of Sindh (a colloquialism for rural Sindh, or pretty much anywhere... Published Nov 05, 2013 07:45am

Moral case for DNA testing

IMAGINE: you’ve just been mugged on a quiet street on a desolate afternoon in your neighbourhood by four men who... Published Oct 07, 2013 07:58am

The Malala backlash

WHY has Malala Yousufzai’s speech at the UN on July 12, her 16th birthday, created such admiration all over the... Published Jul 16, 2013 07:37am

Media treads the wrong path

AN excellent Asian Media Barometer tool has been developed by the Friedrich Ebert Siftung Foundation, a German... Published Jul 01, 2013 08:13am

Political parties need women leaders

IN the midst of the excitement of the formation of Pakistan’s new government, and all the self-congratulations... Published Jun 23, 2013 09:26am