Aasha Mehreen Amin | The Daily Star
  • Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Aasha Mehreen Amin

    Deputy Editor, Editorial & Op-ed, The Daily Star

  • The universe is shutting us down. Can we restart?

    After washing my hands for the eleventh time today, I am still not completely sure whether I touched something contaminated—the metal tap, the metal doorknob, the metal part of my pen.
  • The Shackles of Womanhood

    No this is not about all the stuff that will make you want to exterminate the male members of the Homo Sapien species. Let’s leave that to the regular pages. Let’s talk about the heaviness of other burdens that we women have been made to believe are crucial to our happiness.
  • The Unhappiness Factor

    When we read about a woman being “gang-raped”, then raped again by her “rescuer” (The Daily Star, October 28, 2019), how long do we spend thinking about the unbelievable trauma this woman has gone through?
  • The privilege of being a brown South Asian traveller

    One of the interesting perks of being a brown South Asian, travelling anywhere in the world, is the special attention you get from various official quarters.
  • A DU student’s trauma

    Even before we can catch our breath as we enter a new year, a new decade, rape continues to haunt us, reminding us of its presence...