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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  • Man with barrow of rubbish

    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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  • Man holding piece of fruit

    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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