Sanam Maher

Sanam Maher is a journalist based in Karachi. Her work has appeared in Al Jazeera, Buzzfeed, The Caravan, the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound, Roads & Kingdoms, Scroll and The New York Times’ Women in the World, amongst others. 

US Elections 2016

Expatriate Americans in Pakistan on Donald Trump's win

Some Pakistani Americans express fear over Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric; others say the US got the leader it deserves.


My mother's battle with drug addiction in Pakistan

She was Pakistan's first female maxillofacial surgeon. After decades of substance abuse, is she on the road to recovery?


The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.