Sharmeen articles


The Director’s Cut: K-P’s women police officers – Leading from the front

When you meet Shahzadi Gillani and Rizwana Zafar ­ — two strong female police officers from Khyber Pakhunkhwa — you can’t help but smile.

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Madonna with Sharmeen and Humaira

Madonna supports Sharmeen & Humaira

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy and Humaira Bachal meet with Madonna in New York. The legendary singer has expressed her support for Sharmeen and Humaira's quest Read more [...]



Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is joining hands with Aaj TV to launch a new series ‘Aghaz-e-Safar’ which tackles the most pressing social issues facing Pakistan Read more [...]

YWCA Toronto announced its Women of Distinction awards for 2008 . One of the women being honored is Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's latest dispatch Pakistan: "We Routed the Men with Beards!" is now online- Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's film about Iraqi refugees will air on Channel 4 on March 16th as part of a week of programmes examining the devastating fall-out Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's pre election video for the NY Times "Voices on Musharraf" discusses the President's approval ratings. Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy's election dispatch is now on PBS Frontline World's website- "Welcome to Democracy-Pakistan style" Ms. Obaid Chinoy speaks to various Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy spoke to CNN's Don Lemon about the impact of Benazir Bhutto's death on Pakistan shortly after her assassination. Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy will be speaking with Maureen Taylor of CBC's radio show "The Current"on Friday the 4th of January 8:30 a.m. ESTYou may hear the Read more [...]

Toronto Star updated their 10 to watch list for 2007-It's been a dynamic 12 months for alumni of the Star's annual 'to watch' list Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy spoke to CNN's Josh Levs about the reactions to Bhutto's death in Pakistan.Watch the video online: CNN Read more [...]


The “Other” Bhutto

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's second Dispatch from Pakistan is now available on PBS Frontline World's website. The "Other" Bhutto is a conversation with Benazir Read more [...]

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy with Jon Snow at the awards ceremony

One World Media Awards

Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy was named Broadcast Journalist of the Year by One World Media Awards, at a ceremony held in London. Read more [...]


Forgotten women turn Kabul into widows’ capital

The Independent published an article about the state of Afghan widows in Afghanistan. " Forgotten women turn Kabul into widows' capital" was published Read more [...]