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Bina Shah

COLUMN: WALKING IN KARACHI

COLUMN: WALKING IN KARACHI

Recently I’ve been reading Lauren Elkin’s Flâneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and... Published Nov 05, 2017 06:45am
Harassing women

Harassing women

It’s part of the system to doubt women. Updated Oct 31, 2017 10:57am
Hollywood scandal

Hollywood scandal

Can we learn from Weinstein’s disgrace? Published Oct 15, 2017 07:03am
Cultural guardians

Cultural guardians

There are people who risk their lives to preserve culture. Published Sep 24, 2017 04:54am
COLUMN: MONGRELS AND REBELS

COLUMN: MONGRELS AND REBELS

While observers and analysts of Pakistani Anglophone literature focus exclusively on writers and authors, they ... Published Sep 03, 2017 07:54am
Net security

Net security

What does online violence against women look like? Published Aug 03, 2017 03:19am
COLUMN: IMAGINING DYSTOPIA

COLUMN: IMAGINING DYSTOPIA

Lately I’ve been watching the television adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. It is one of the... Updated Jul 17, 2017 04:46pm
Karachi renaissance

Karachi renaissance

The citizens have made huge efforts to humanise society. Published Jul 09, 2017 06:59am
COLUMN: VOICES THAT ARE FADING

COLUMN: VOICES THAT ARE FADING

Over the last five years, writing and information-communication technologies have been merging into a powerful tool for Updated May 21, 2017 06:53am
The throwaway girls

The throwaway girls

In reality they are commodities with material value. Published May 09, 2017 01:39am
COLUMN: Enlightened Moderation

COLUMN: Enlightened Moderation

This year’s Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) provoked the usual conversations about the usual topics: Are... Updated Apr 01, 2017 05:30pm
Dance of love

Dance of love

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

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

Tweeting politicians

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

Forced conversions

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

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

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

Mentally ill convict

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