Bina Shah is a writer and columnist based in Karachi. She is the author of six books and also writes for The New York
Pakistanis hope their leaders will favour them with a retweet.
Hindu women need a law that gives them extra protection.
Getting to the heart of any written work involves more than merely absorbing its contents
Life for women refugees is a particular kind of hell.
The question of cultural appropriation in literature is being raised by today’s young writers
Imdad Ali’s execution would be a miscarriage of justice.
In DYOT's ad, there’s an unspoken threat in the air – that something might happen to these women at any moment.
The issue of ‘honour’ killings has been swept under the rug.
Elena Ferrante’s quartet of novels is a literary sensation because of the depth and complexity in the writer’s craft —
Pakistanis have truly ugly attitudes towards women.
Women are treated as political pawns to be used or abused at will.
Regressive societal attitudes towards women live on.
Chinoy’s Oscar win should lead to action against a despicable practice.
Even now, there is pressure on our artists to not produce.
‘Struggle’ aptly describes women’s long journey.
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...
Safety, not dependence should be the goal of women shelters.
Today, women are lifting their heads to say they’ve had enough.
Sex education teaches children they have the right to say no to an abuser.