#Pakistan

  • 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

  • Article: This NYC Chai Café Gives Away Half Its Profits to Empower Women
    Girls & Women

    This NYC Chai Café Gives Away Half Its Profits to Empower Women

    By Sushmita Roy|April 5, 2019

    The Chai Spot is meant to be a place that bridges cultures and gives back. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Unveils Plan to Make Health Care, Housing, and Food Fundamental Human Rights
    Citizenship

    Pakistan Unveils Plan to Make Health Care, Housing, and Food Fundamental Human Rights

    By Joe McCarthy|March 28, 2019

    The plan is called "Ehsas," or "Empathy." Read more

  • Article: Pakistan's Intense Drought Has Caused 'Alarmingly High' Levels of Disease and Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    Pakistan's Intense Drought Has Caused 'Alarmingly High' Levels of Disease and Hunger

    March 4, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    One of the worst droughts in Pakistan's history has hit 5 million people Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Turns to Global Crowdfunding for Urgent Help With Water Scarcity
    Water & Sanitation

    Pakistan Turns to Global Crowdfunding for Urgent Help With Water Scarcity

    Feb. 25, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Efforts to raise funds for water and energy security face opposition within the country. Read more

  • Article: This Pakistani Province Just Made Polio Vaccines Mandatory For All Schoolchildren
    Health

    This Pakistani Province Just Made Polio Vaccines Mandatory For All Schoolchildren

    By Madeleine Keck|Feb. 12, 2019

    The nation is introducing new strict measures in the fight against the crippling disease. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Will Soon Only Allow Girls Over 18 to Marry
    Girls & Women

    Pakistan Will Soon Only Allow Girls Over 18 to Marry

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Carmen Singer|Jan. 31, 2019

    A new bill passed in the senate unanimously. Read more

  • Article: Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.
    Education

    Children Should Get 12 Years of Schooling. Millions of Girls Are Getting Less Than 5.

    By Jerica Deck|Jan. 25, 2019

    In Pakistan and Nigeria these girls are only receiving one year of education. Read more