#Pakistan

  • Article: Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months
    AdvocacyHealth

    Africa Could Be Officially Polio-Free Within the Next Few Months

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 3, 2019

    But eliminating the virus from Pakistan is proving to be more difficult. Read more

  • Article: 9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'
    Girls & Women

    9 People Brutally Killed in Pakistan in Alleged 'Honor Killing'

    By Daniele Selby|July 1, 2019

    Despite stricter legislation passed in 2016, honor killings continue to be a problem in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Bags Are Now Illegal in Northern Pakistan
    Environment

    Plastic Bags Are Now Illegal in Northern Pakistan

    June 26, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The government has started delivering cloth bags as alternatives. Read more

  • Article: Malala's Dad Says He Wants to Dismantle the Patriarchy
    Girls & Women

    Malala's Dad Says He Wants to Dismantle the Patriarchy

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|June 21, 2019

    “I am sure of one thing: patriarchy is sheer stupidity.” Read more

  • Article: Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women
    Girls & Women

    Pakistan to Create 1,000 Courts to Combat Violence Against Women

    June 20, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Pakistan sees thousands of cases of violence against women every year. Read more

  • Article: Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film
    Girls & Women

    Resilient Pakistani Women Are Front and Center in Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy's New Film

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 5, 2019

    Freedom Fighters is a window into the country’s fight for gender equality. Read more

  • Article: Over 500 Children Have Contracted HIV in One Pakistani City
    Health

    Over 500 Children Have Contracted HIV in One Pakistani City

    By Madeleine Keck  and  Pia Gralki|May 29, 2019

    The outbreak has been linked to the use of unclean needles by negligent medical practitioners. Read more

  • Article: This Pakistani Activist Created an App to Deliver Menstrual Products to People With Disabilities
    Water & Sanitation

    This Pakistani Activist Created an App to Deliver Menstrual Products to People With Disabilities

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Gaëlle Langué|May 7, 2019

    “They won’t show up to work if they don’t have access to healthy products.” Read more