Nadine Shaanta Murshid | The Daily Star
  • Nadine Shaanta Murshid

    Nadine Shaanta Murshid

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

  • 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.
  • 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 her partner blamed her for it, even though they both had a role in it.
  • The case for feminist men

    But, being “that” man is problematic, even harmful, for men.
  • 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 Oxford and Cambridge.
  • 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?