#Pakistan

  • Article: The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee
    Girls & Women

    The Iconic ‘Afghan Girl’ Is Finally a Homeowner, After More Than 30 Years as a Refugee

    By Daniele Selby|Dec. 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    35 years ago, Gula’s piercing eyes graced National Geographic’s cover. Read more

  • Article: This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize
    Girls & Women

    This 14-Year-Old Pakistani Girl Was Nominated for an International Peace Prize

    By Daniele Selby|Nov. 8, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Akbar is an anti-child marriage and anti-corporal punishment advocate from the same area as Malala. Read more

  • Article: A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair
    Girls & Women

    A 14-Year-Old Girl in Pakistan Was Kidnapped, Beaten for Her Brother’s Affair

    By David Brand|Nov. 2, 2017

    She’s the latest girl in Pakistan to pay for her family member’s misdeeds with her own body. Read more

  • Article: This Plastic-Eating Fungus Just Might Save Humanity
    Environment

    This Plastic-Eating Fungus Just Might Save Humanity

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 4, 2017

    One man’s Aspergillus tubingensis is another man’s treasure. Read more

  • Article: Pakistani Woman Survives Getting Stabbed 23 Times to Become National Hero
    Girls & Women

    Pakistani Woman Survives Getting Stabbed 23 Times to Become National Hero

    By Andrew McMaster|Sept. 6, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    After almost a year of delay, Khadija Siddiqi found justice. Read more

  • Article: Transgender Pakistanis Will Be Officially Recognized as Citizens for First Time Ever
    Citizenship

    Transgender Pakistanis Will Be Officially Recognized as Citizens for First Time Ever

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 21, 2017

    Pakistan’s government has made strides for transgender equality, but society has been slow to change Read more

  • Article: The People of Pakistan Have Planted 1 Billion Trees in 2 Years
    Environment

    The People of Pakistan Have Planted 1 Billion Trees in 2 Years

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 15, 2017

    48 football fields worth of forest are cut down each minute. Read more

  • Article: This 21-Year-Old Tackled Gender Violence in Pakistan Region That Saw the ‘Revenge Rape’ This Week
    Girls & Women

    This 21-Year-Old Tackled Gender Violence in Pakistan Region That Saw the ‘Revenge Rape’ This Week

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 4, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    She volunteered as a peace-builder in the community that hit the news last week. Read more