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Bina Shah

Art lessons

Art lessons

Girls had created self-portraits inspired by cubism. Updated May 24, 2018 07:49pm
COLUMN: WRITING MALALA’S STORY

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

Portrait of Sindh

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

Gender malaise

Is Pakistan ready for a gender equality law? Published Apr 01, 2018 06:49am
COLUMN: CONVERSING ACROSS CULTURES

COLUMN: CONVERSING ACROSS CULTURES

At the last Karachi Literature Festival, keynote speaker Francis Robinson called Moni Mohsin the ‘Jane Austen of... Published Mar 04, 2018 07:04am
Reversing the downward spiral

Reversing the downward spiral

How Pakistani women are treated under Pakistani law negatively affects their health. Published Feb 25, 2018 07:10am
Fake news

Fake news

You just need to swallow it wholesale and pass it on. Published Jan 28, 2018 07:31am
COLUMN: AN AUTHOR AMONG PUBLISHERS

COLUMN: AN AUTHOR AMONG PUBLISHERS

In October, I took part in the world’s biggest publishing event: the Frankfurt Book Fair. Nearly 7,000 publishers... Published Dec 31, 2017 07:05am
Freedom of faith

Freedom of faith

We can’t afford to cede any more space. Published Dec 24, 2017 07:02am
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