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Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai Wants to Be Prime Minister of Pakistan

Malala Yousafzai has spoken and the world is, once again, in awe. Especially because she may one day be ruling the world — or at the very least lead... Read More »

Pakistani Social Media Star Qandeel Baloch Murdered in Apparent Honor Killing

Qandeel Baloch, a Pakistani social media star, was strangled to death by her brother in Multan, Pakistan, on Friday. The fashion model garnered fame a... Read More »

Pakistani Women Are Responding to a Law That Allows Their Husbands to 'Beat Them Lightly'

Pakistani women are taking to social media to fight a controversial bill, thanks to the help of one photographer. After the Council of Islamic Ideolog... Read More »

How These Women Turned Drinking Tea Into a Rebellious Act

With campaigns and movements using 'selfies' to promote self-love and body confidence, to name a few, two Pakistani women have harnessed the selfie as... Read More »

Pakistan Has More Female Medical Students Than Practicing Female Doctors

How many of Pakistan's female medical students go on to become doctors? Not many, says a recent BBC report. Although 70 percent of the students enr... Read More »

Pakistani Woman Stoned to Death by Family

A 25-year-old Pakistani woman was stoned to death today by her father and family for registering to marry a man of whom they did not approve. Three... Read More »