Nadine Shaanta Murshid

Nadine Shaanta Murshid

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Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work, University of Buffalo

May 26, 2018
May 26, 2018

The violent men around us

Over the last six months I've had conversations with various people about what to do with all the violent men around us. This is perhaps my current burning question, because we are having to...

March 29, 2018
March 29, 2018

No country for Beauty

SOMETHING remarkable happened this week. Babul Mia of Habiganj—who had raped Beauty Akhter (16) earlier in the year—had her raped again and killed for not withdrawing the rape case pending against...

February 16, 2018
February 16, 2018

If not now, then when?

Rupa Khatun was raped and murdered on a bus near the Tangail-Mymensingh road in Tangail's Madhupur upazila last August.

December 28, 2017
December 28, 2017

2017: The year we found purpose

Each year begins with a ray of sunshine, as did 2017, oblivious to the chaos that was inevitably unleashed onto the world when some of the world's leaders took centre stage to change the world...

November 2, 2017
November 2, 2017

Of lists, naming, and shaming

SOMETIMES the paths that the oppressed choose to take are and have to be subversive, says Fanon. Neocolonial structures have to be decolonised by weaponising whatever they have.

September 30, 2017
September 30, 2017

Reproductive coercion or business as usual?

Maleka (not her real name) found herself in a whirlwind relationship in which she felt she has no control. She got pregnant because she couldn't negotiate condom use with her partner and then...

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017

The case for feminist men

But, being “that” man is problematic, even harmful, for men.

August 23, 2017
August 23, 2017

Saving flood victims as we look for solutions

The year was 1988. My uncle was going to the United States for his undergraduate degree. He was the first family member to do so. The trend in those days was England. And, not just England, but...

July 30, 2017
July 30, 2017

Spot the patriarchy

What do you do when someone infantilises you because you're a young(ish) woman? There were men in that room with the same credentials as I. Did anyone ask them if they were teaching assistants?

July 15, 2017
July 15, 2017

The case for angry women

When I “talk back” (bell hooks, 1989) at institutional and personal oppression I am labelled an angry woman. As if my anger is not just. Justified.