Stories about: Pakistan

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  • Brave talk

    When women realise the power they have to change things, they are drivers in making that change happen. Women like Azrah* from rural Pakistan. Azrah…

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  • Taking on the trash

    Imagine if there were no 'bin men' to come for your bins. And no municipal dump either. This has always been the case for a slum settlement Islamabad and it wasn't pretty. They decided enough was enough...

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  • Fifty years, fifty countries: Pakistan

    Pakistan is one of the least developed countries in Asia. Nearly a third of the population live below the international poverty line (less than $1.90 a day), while more than half lack secure access to sufficient food. Lack of basic clean water and sanitation facilities claims the lives of 250,000 children each year.

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    A virtuous circle

    Have you ever been too full to finish a meal? It happens to the best of us. But what do you do with the leftovers? UK households throw away £13…

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  • Safe water breaks bonds

    More than 663 million people live without a source of safe water close to their homes. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people die from diseases caused by contaminated drinking water.

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  • This is the school that Rajab built

    At first glance, Raichand Menghwar school in Mirpurkhas, Pakistan may seem like any other busy, vibrant and much-needed village school. But, at one time, its chances of survival looked bleak.

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  • Afghan Earthquake Latest

    Latest news on Afghan earthquake. Northeastern Afghanistan was struck on Monday (26th Oct) by a 7.5 magnitude earthquake, which also affected parts…

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