KARACHI, Aug 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Craftsman
Mohammad Zakir, 35, who lives in a low-lying area of Karachi's
Orangi Town, does not recall the authorities ever cleaning out
the stormwater drain serving his neighbourhood.
KARACHI, Pakistan, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) -
A fter enduring death threats, transphobic slurs and sexual
harassment at college, Pakistan's first trans police officer
Reem Sharif now shields other trans people from abuse.
KARACHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pakistan's first lawmaker from the Sheedi minority is on a mission to fight centuries-old discrimination against her community of African descent, saying it has been held back by entrenched racism.
KARACHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The brutal death of an eight-year-old maid has caused outrage in Pakistan, prompting the government to propose changes to legislation governing child labour.
KARACHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The latest "honour killing" of two teenage girls in Pakistan after a video of them with a man surfaced online shows women need better control over their digital presence, said an activist appointed to Facebook's new oversight board this month.
KARACHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The father and brother of two teenage sisters shot dead in Pakistan after mobile phone video of them with a man surfaced online have been arrested, police said on Monday, drawing praise from women's rights activists.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - To many farmers in southeast Pakistan, an impending locust attack when summer crops of cotton, sugarcane and rice are being sown, and fruit and vegetables are ready to be picked is a much bigger problem than the coronavirus pandemic.
KARACHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Kainat Naz joined a women-friendly technology boot camp a year ago, she had no idea it would completely change her life and her views on how women can work in conservative Pakistan.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Efforts to prepare Pakistani mountain communities threatened by the collapse of glacial lakes, as climate change brings faster glacier melt, paid off this week as a flood ravaged five villages in Chitral district but appeared to cost no lives, Pakistan and international officials said.
KARACHI, Pakistan (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As shopkeeper Ali Akbar went to open his store last week along the main street of Thatta, in Pakistan’s Sindh province, he found himself wading through a sea of people who had blocked the road, causing an enormous traffic jam.