This page lists and provides links to some of my essays in published anthologies, and research that I’ve had the privilege to edit.

Pakistan National Human Development Report: Unleashing the Potential of a Young Pakistan, editor, UNDP Pakistan 2017


View from Pakistan-Religious politics and Democratic political process essay in ‘Making Sense of Modi’s India’, HarperCollins, India, March 2016

Series Editor: Women in Conflict – Community Conversations,  The Women’s Regional Network, 2016:

India, Pakistan And ‘Southasia’ in Thirty Years of SAARC: Society, Culture and Development, IIC Quarterly, May 2015

Editor: “Exploring Women’s Voices – Women in Conflict Zones: The Pakistan Study –  Community Conversations in Balochistan and Swat”by Nazish Brohi and Saba Gul Khattak for The Women’s Regional Network, 2014

Exploring Women's Voices-Pakistan Report 2014

Milne Do (let them meet), in This Side That Side — Restorying Partition, graphic anthology, Yoda Press, New Delhi, 2013

Media-New Trends-Old Problems in South Asia 2060: Envisioning Regional Futures, Anthem Press, London, 2013

IntroductionBiography and Conclusion for The Political Economy of a Punjabi Village in Pakistan by Zekiye Eglar, commissioned by the Institute of Intercultural Studies, New York; Oxford University Press 2011Eglar book cover-OUP

Uphill and Downstream in Pakistan, for The Green Pen: Environmental Journalism in India and South Asia, edited by Keya Acharya and Frederick Noronha, Sage, India, 2010

The MF Husain controversy- Identity, intent and the rise of militant fascism, Nukta Art, Volume 4, Issue 2, Karachi, October 2009

Cover ‘The Great Divide’

Media matters, essay in ‘The Great Divide: India and Pakistan’, edited by Ira Pande, India International Center (IIC) Quarterly, 2009

Role of Women in Building Peace between India and Pakistan, chapter in Women Building Peace Between India and Pakistan, edited by Shree Mulay & Jackie Kirk, An Anthem Critical Studies book, Anthem Press (London, New York, Delhi), 2007

title-12-may-carange-in-karEyewitness Karachiin A City Under Seige: Carnage in Karachi, 12/15/07, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, 2007

Threats Come at Journalists in Pakistan From All Sides, Nieman Reports, June 13, 2006

Bombay, personally, in imagine: neighbors in peace, The Chowk Company, USA, 2005

Media profile of Pakistan, UNDP Cross Boundary Media Initiatives Project (PARAGON Regional Governance), March 2002

Rumors, in PeaceFire, Fragments from the Israel-Palestine Story, Ethan Casey & Paul Hilder, Free Association Books/, UK 2002

Pakistani Women: An Overview and Women and Media in Pakistan: Reality unrepresented, facts distorted, in A National Study on Monitoring and Sensitisation of the Print Media on the Portrayal of Women: Changing Images, Uks, Islamabad, January 2002.

WSF: moving ahead, in quarterly Inter-Asia Cultural Studies, Volume 5, Issue 2 (Routledge, Taylor & Francis, London) August 2004

Media in Pakistan, September 11 and beyond,, UK, Dec. 2001

The Hijacking of Pakistan, in Dispatches from a Wounded World, BlueEar. & BookSurge, USA & UK, December 2001

2001 Documentary and Democracy, Goldsmiths College final thesis essay for MA TV Documentary, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Jan. 2001

Women more Vulnerable, chapter (co-authored) on Pakistan in TB Do or Die published by The Panos Institute South Asia and World Health Organisation, Kathmandu, Nov 1998

Transformation From Within: Women’s Education in Pakistan, Overseas, Royal Over-Seas League quarterly journal, London, June 1998

We Are The Future, edited for Family Planning Association of Pakistan; launched at UN Women’s Conference, Beijing August 1995.

On Suspicion of Illicit Relations in Women and Violence: Realities and Responses Worldwide, edited by Miranda Davies, Zed Books Ltd., UK/USA, 1994


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