Rafia Zakaria is a columnist for DAWN. Her work and views have been featured in the New York Times, Dissent, The Progressive, Guernica, Al Jazeera English, the BBC, The Hindu, and NPR. She is the author of The Upstairs Wife: An intimate history of Pakistan.
Founded in 2011, South Asia Journal (SAJ) is a policy magazine focused on issues relating to South Asia. Bearing no political affiliation, the journal’s goal is to provide discerning, critical perspectives on the South Asian sub-continent and its evolving relationship to the broader world. SAJ aims to highlight emerging regional trends, especially issues which call for more emphasis among decision makers and policy framers.