Syeda Rumana Mehdi
Syeda Rumana Mehdi is a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences in Ziauddin University in Karachi. Using poetry and storytelling as a medium, her research interests include anthropology of gender and marriage, political Islam, poetry and South Asian literature.
New laws have created jurisdiction for the military to operate at both federal and provincial levels of government, with serious implications for Pakistan’s already precarious federation.
Forced migration, “development” pressures, political neglect and the climate crisis have assailed the Maldives’ less-populous atolls, eroding the country’s identity and driving thousands to the capital
Rampant ethnic chauvinism of the kind that has shattered Manipur’s civil society is ingrained in communities across the Northeast