#Pakistan

  • Article: I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    I Was Shot in the Face 6 Times When Terrorists Invaded My School. Now, I Fight for Education.

    Oct. 10, 2019

    Waleed Khan, now living in Birmingham, was just 12 when his school in Pakistan was attacked. Read more

  • Article: The Crisis in Kashmir Could Upend Education for Millions of Children

    The Crisis in Kashmir Could Upend Education for Millions of Children

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 9, 2019

    “Kashmir has been turned into an open-air prison.” Read more

  • Article: This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them
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    This British Polio Survivor Shared His 3 Wishes With Us — and You Need to Hear Them

    By James Hitchings-Hales  and  Imogen Calderwood|July 19, 2019

    Colin Powell joined us in London to hand over your 27,000 petition signatures and personal messages. Read more

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

    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

    Plastic Bags Are Now Illegal in Northern Pakistan

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 26, 2019

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

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

    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

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

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 20, 2019

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