#Pakistan

  • 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

  • Article: Girl, 5, Was Forced to Marry a 22-Year-Old Man in Pakistan
    Girls & Women

    Girl, 5, Was Forced to Marry a 22-Year-Old Man in Pakistan

    By Imogen Calderwood|July 28, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Police were too late to stop the ceremony going ahead. Read more

  • Article: 25 Arrested After Rape of Girl, 12, Led to ‘Revenge Rape’ by Her Brother
    Girls & Women

    25 Arrested After Rape of Girl, 12, Led to ‘Revenge Rape’ by Her Brother

    By Meghan Werft|July 27, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    This is not justice. Read more

  • Article: These Are the World’s Laziest — And Most Active — Countries
    Health

    These Are the World’s Laziest — And Most Active — Countries

    By Madison Feser|July 13, 2017

    Smartphone use helped provide the data. Read more