#Pakistan

  • 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

  • Article: Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children
    Health

    Pakistan's Supreme Court Urges Rule Limiting Families to 2 Children

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 16, 2019

    The government seeks a solution for the country’s overpopulation. Read more

  • Article: Millions of Girls in Pakistan Aren’t Attending School
    Education

    Millions of Girls in Pakistan Aren’t Attending School

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 13, 2018

    In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the country lacks facilities to educate them. Read more

  • Article: A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio
    AdvocacyHealth

    A Father, a Teenager, a Vaccinator: 3 People From 3 Countries on the Frontline of the Fight Against Polio

    Oct. 24, 2018

    Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Nigeria are working to end polio for good. Read more