Bina Shah

Women peacekeepers

Women peacekeepers

Pakistani women are providing leadership in war zones.

Published May 30, 2020 06:50am
Education story

Education story

It is clear that Pakistani children need more stories.

Published Nov 03, 2019 06:32am
Domestic violence

Domestic violence

For Sindh, the answer lies not in a one-stop centre.

Published Sep 22, 2019 06:51am
COLUMN: KASHMIR IN WORDS

COLUMN: KASHMIR IN WORDS

As I write this column, a sense of agitation and urgency threatens to overpower my emotions. Recently, the Indian...

Published Aug 18, 2019 07:16am
Changing view of gender relations

Changing view of gender relations

The legal fight to establish domestic violence as a crime has been a marathon of endurance and patience.

Published Aug 03, 2019 07:04am
No more victims

No more victims

Women’s pain is used for commercial gain.

Published Jul 09, 2019 07:37am
COLUMN: A LIFE OF COURAGE

COLUMN: A LIFE OF COURAGE

Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina died in May 2019 at the young age of 48 but, in his short lifetime, he made as ...

Published Jun 16, 2019 06:38am
Double trauma

Double trauma

Unnamed as a precipitator of mental illness is sexual harassment.

Published May 12, 2019 07:14am
Women in police

Women in police

Women police officers are the targets of misogyny.

Published Apr 14, 2019 06:50am
COLUMN: IN DEFENCE OF WRITERS

COLUMN: IN DEFENCE OF WRITERS

When you think of a writer, do you imagine a person who is brilliant, eloquent and deeply philosophical? Someone who...

Published Mar 31, 2019 06:59am
A ‘unique’ brand of warfare?

A ‘unique’ brand of warfare?

What is ‘fifth-generation warfare’ beyond the doomsday scenarios and the calls for patriotism and vigilance?

Updated Feb 04, 2019 11:54am
COLUMN: ACTS OF RESISTANCE

COLUMN: ACTS OF RESISTANCE

Eminent poet and feminist Fahmida Riaz was gentle and warm in demeanour and elegantly understated in appearance, but...

Published Jan 27, 2019 07:01am
Mental health crisis

Mental health crisis

Karachi’s citizens are in extreme psychological distress.

Published Jan 06, 2019 06:32am
Women’s visibility

Women’s visibility

Men make the decisions, women stay in the background.

Published Dec 16, 2018 06:03am
COLUMN: MYTH OF THE WOMAN WRITER

COLUMN: MYTH OF THE WOMAN WRITER

As a writer who happens to be a woman, I’ve often been asked to comment on ‘women’s writing’ in interviews...

Published Nov 18, 2018 06:57am
Starved of funds

Starved of funds

Save the Violence Against Women Centre.

Published Oct 14, 2018 07:23am
Using social media

Using social media

Politicians must adjust to digital diplomacy.

Published Oct 07, 2018 07:16am
Women in diplomacy

Women in diplomacy

Nations can learn much from Sweden’s feminist foreign policy.

Published Sep 03, 2018 06:01am
COLUMN: #METOO IN THE LITERARY WORLD

COLUMN: #METOO IN THE LITERARY WORLD

One of the year’s biggest #MeToo scandals came in the literary world earlier this year when Pulitzer Prize-winning...

Published Sep 02, 2018 06:58am