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Bina Shah

Dance of love

No one could keep the Lovers away from the shrine at Sehwan. Published Mar 01, 2017 02:16am

On writing women

Bina Shah is a writer and columnist based in Karachi. She is the author of six books and also writes for The New York Published Jan 22, 2017 07:31am

Tweeting politicians

Pakistanis hope their leaders will favour them with a retweet. Updated Jan 09, 2017 11:32am

Forced conversions

Hindu women need a law that gives them extra protection. Published Dec 25, 2016 02:50am

How to read a book

Getting to the heart of any written work involves more than merely absorbing its contents Published Dec 11, 2016 08:18am

We will write our stories

The question of cultural appropriation in literature is being raised by today’s young writers Published Oct 09, 2016 07:31am

Mentally ill convict

Imdad Ali’s execution would be a miscarriage of justice. Updated Oct 04, 2016 02:35pm

Where is the law?

The issue of ‘honour’ killings has been swept under the rug. Updated Sep 06, 2016 02:57pm

The women who do

Elena Ferrante’s quartet of novels is a literary sensation because of the depth and complexity in the writer’s craft — Published Aug 14, 2016 08:10am

Respect and honour

Pakistanis have truly ugly attitudes towards women. Published Jul 24, 2016 05:19am

Unequal spaces

Women are treated as political pawns to be used or abused at will. Published May 04, 2016 06:10am

Women’s revolution

Regressive societal attitudes towards women live on. Published Mar 17, 2016 03:45am

A different honour

Chinoy’s Oscar win should lead to action against a despicable practice. Updated Mar 01, 2016 09:51am

Art identity

Even now, there is pressure on our artists to not produce. Published Feb 21, 2016 07:11am

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