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Bina Shah

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

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

Women’s pain is used for commercial gain. Published Jul 09, 2019 07:37am

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

Unnamed as a precipitator of mental illness is sexual harassment. Published May 12, 2019 07:14am

Women in police

Women police officers are the targets of misogyny. Published Apr 14, 2019 06:50am

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?

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

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

Karachi’s citizens are in extreme psychological distress. Published Jan 06, 2019 06:32am

Women’s visibility

Men make the decisions, women stay in the background. Published Dec 16, 2018 06:03am

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

Save the Violence Against Women Centre. Published Oct 14, 2018 07:23am

Using social media

Politicians must adjust to digital diplomacy. Published Oct 07, 2018 07:16am

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

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

Misogyny in action

All work together to control and police Pakistani women. Published Aug 19, 2018 07:20am

Art lessons

Girls had created self-portraits inspired by cubism. Updated May 24, 2018 07:49pm

COLUMN: WRITING MALALA’S STORY

Malala Yousafzai’s recent return to Pakistan, after five years of exile, spawned columns of newsprint and dozens ... Published Apr 29, 2018 07:16am

Portrait of Sindh

‘Cake’ is cinema at its best and beautifully truthful. Published Apr 22, 2018 07:19am