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Pakistan Opens First Ever Violence Against Women Center

While Pakistan might be a notorious region for female abuse, the country is taking steps towards better gender equality by opening up 36 different...

Pakistani Province Grows 750 Million Trees

A massive tree planting effort has provided jobs to 500,000 impoverished people, and will plant 1 billion saplings by the end of 2018.

Muslim Farmers Build Church for Christian Neighbors in Pakistan -Video

  In a region known for religious violence, Muslim village farmers in Pakistan are putting their savings together–and contributing labor– to help build a church...

This Firefighter has Taught Thousands of Poor Pakistanis How to Read (MUST-SEE)

Not content with only saving people from burning buildings, this Pakistani firefighter has also spent decades saving children from illiteracy–and entrenched poverty–by teaching thousands to...

Oscar Winning Film Spurs Pakistan’s Leader to Action on Honor Killings

Amid the glitz and glamour of the Academy Awards on February 28, one deadly serious documentary was busy changing the world. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy took...

Humans of New York Raises $2M for Humans of Pakistan Living in Bondage

In just five days, a popular photographer has raised two million dollars to help fight an illegal practice that borders on slavery. Brandon Stanton, who...

The Solution to Pakistan’s Illiteracy Has Schooled 175,000 So Far

According to Pakistan’s Annual Status of Education Report, Pakistan faces an educational emergency. 21% of school-aged children are out of school. That is more...

Pakistan’s ‘Miracle’ Doctor Inspired by UK Health Care

"Pakistan's shambolic public health system suffers from corruption, mismanagement and lack of resources. But one public sector hospital in Karachi provides free specialized healthcare...
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U.S. Saves Pakistani Lives With Training for Electricity Linemen

The United States government is helping to save the lives of thousands of linemen who work for Pakistan's electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) through a...
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Pakistani Teen Malala Yousafzai Wins $67K EU Human Rights Prize

Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head when she was 14 by the Taliban for advocating for education rights for...
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‘Peace Ark’ Naval Hospital Ship Arrives in Pakistan to Offer Medical Services

The "Peace Ark" hospital ship of the Navy of the Chinese People's Liberation Army has begun its "Harmonious Mission -- 2013", arriving in Pakistan,...
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Pakistani Woman Makes History in Daring Run for Parliament

A Pakistani homemaker from the conservative tribal area will become the first woman to run for a seat in Parliament from that region of...
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No Longer In Disguise, Female Pakistani Can Train as Squash Champion

Pakistan's top female squash player used to have to pretend she was a boy. When Maria Toorpakai's secret was finally revealed she had to...
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Pakistani Doctor Jailed for Helping US Find bin Laden Named Congressional Hero

A Congressional resolution has been introduced in the US House of Representatives to recognize a Pakistani doctor, who helped CIA trace Osama bin Laden,...
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Eye-catching Rickshaws Promote Peace in Pakistan

Pakistani youth leader Syed Ali Abbas Zaidi has a plan to counter the relentless message of violence spewed forth by radical Islamic groups in...
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After Fighting To Go To School, Young Pakistani Woman Builds Her Own

For three years, while she attended middle school in another part of Karachi, Humaira Bachal's father had no idea what his daughter was doing....
school started by Pakistani teacher

After Fighting To Go To School, Young Pakistani Woman Builds Her Own

For three years, while she attended middle school in another part of Karachi, Humaira Bachal's father had no idea what his daughter was doing....
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Pakistani Fish Seller Makes Good in UK, Gets Recording Deal After Fish Song Goes Viral

Former East London fish seller Muhammad Shahid Nazir shot to fame this month after a video of his fish song went viral attracting more...
Malala Yousafzai - photo by the Nation in Pakinstan

Hero Pakistani Girl Shot in Head Now Able to Stand in UK Hospital

Malala Yousafzai, the teenage education-rights campaigner who was shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan, has been able to stand for the...
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800 Floating Lanterns Released in the Air for Peace Above Pakistan

Almost 800 people came together in Islamabad yesterday to release floating lanterns into the night sky in front of Parliament to spread a message...