Beenish Ahmed


Beenish Ahmed is a freelance journalist based in Pakistan. She's reporting on education there with support from the Pulitzer Center on Crises Reporting.


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In the wake of election violence, one reporter explores the country's acceptance of its bloody everyday—and how different it is from the United States' reaction to bloodshed Read more

Money, Politics and Power


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Education reformers come to the former Taliban-occupied Swat Valley. Read more

Education in America

Living under the shadow of 9/11 Read more

Books, Arts and Culture

Young mothers in Detroit fight to keep their unique school open. Read more


Sharia bans in 15 states are unconstitutional and unnecessary -- and they misunderstand Sharia altogether. Read more


The most remarkable thing about the Egyptian protests might not be the size and scope -- but that women are able to take part in the first place. Read more