#Pakistan

  • Article: Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    Women in Conflict Zones May Be Slipping Through COVID-19 Testing Cracks

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|June 24, 2020

    In Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Yemen, more than 70% of reported cases were male. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Hiring Workers Unemployed Due to COVID-19 to Plant Trees

    Pakistan Hiring Workers Unemployed Due to COVID-19 to Plant Trees

    By Brandon Wiggins|May 19, 2020

    The work is part of an ambitious project in Pakistan to plant 10 billion new trees. Read more

  • Article: Zero-Carbon Water Pumps Turn Pakistan's Barren Mountains Green

    Zero-Carbon Water Pumps Turn Pakistan's Barren Mountains Green

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 31, 2020

    The pumps are cheap and easy to maintain, enabling farmers to grow fruit and vegetables. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    Pakistan Passes Child Abuse Law After Girl's Rape and Murder

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 12, 2020

    Nearly 10 cases of child abuse a day are reported in Pakistan. Read more

  • Article: Pakistan Law Allows Men to Marry Girls After Their First Period

    Pakistan Law Allows Men to Marry Girls After Their First Period

    By Pia Gralki  and  Catherine Caruso|Feb. 11, 2020

    The ruling comes in direct violation of the Child Marriage Restraint Act. Read more

  • Article: The First-Ever Female Pakistani UN Peacekeeping Team Just Won a Medal

    The First-Ever Female Pakistani UN Peacekeeping Team Just Won a Medal

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 3, 2020

    They are supporting initiatives in the DRC from trauma support to vocational training. Read more

  • Article: Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    Less Than 5% of Girls in This Pakistani District Attend Middle School

    By Brandon Wiggins|Jan. 14, 2020

    Pakistan is rated as one of the worst countries in the world in terms of access to education. Read more

  • Article: More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    More Than 600 Pakistani Girls And Women Sold as Brides to China

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 5, 2019

    “No one is doing anything to help these girls.” Read more