March 12, 2015 / Untold Stories
Matthieu Aikins
Amid the trash-filled streets, bleak concrete-block storefronts, and grimy open-air workshops, Pakistan’s decorated trucks stand out in their colorful and vibrantly ornate aesthetics.
March 4, 2015 / National Geographic
Tim McGirk
Health workers—many of them women—continue to face bullets and bombs as they inoculate children.
March 2, 2015 /
Kem Knapp Sawyer, Tim McGirk
The use of Pakistani health workers in the hunt for Osama bin Laden may have set back the battle against polio—and contributed to a resurgence of the disease in Iraq and Syria.
March 26, 2014 / Harper's
Matthieu Aikins
Pulitzer Center grantee Matthieu Aikins' interview with author Omar Shahid Hamid on The Prisoner and gangs in Pakistan.
March 24, 2014 / Dawn.com
Matthieu Aikins
In Pakistan, the mask of ethnic and religious hatred hides the true gears of power.
Image by Matthieu Aikins. Pakistan, 2014.
March 24, 2014
Matthieu Aikins
Karachi is the world’s most violent city, with about 2,000 murders in 2013 as a result of its virulent gang politics. The city’s gangsters are openly linked to Pakistan’s national parties.
January 23, 2014 / Untold Stories
Beenish Ahmed
Pulitzer Center grantee Beenish Ahmed provides a glimpse into the disparity of opportunity in Pakistan's education system with these portraits of school children.
January 20, 2014 / The Friday Times
Beenish Ahmed
Fifteen-year-old Aitzaz Hasan gave up his life to stop a suicide bomber outside of his school. His family is honored by his sacrifice, but also filled with grief.
September 17, 2013
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann
Join us for multiple screenings of "Outlawed in Pakistan," a story that shows the extraordinary strength of one young woman in the face of societal pressure and violence.
September 3, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
When one college student decided to bridge the stark divide of Pakistani classrooms by creating a school for low-income kids, he did not anticipate such skepticism.
August 23, 2013 / PRI's The World
Beenish Ahmed
Reports have pointed to Pakistan’s Islamic schools as training grounds for terrorists--overlooking the hardline content of the public school curriculum.
August 12, 2013 / Untold Stories
Tom Hundley
The world's roads are still a place of carnage, with hair-raising instances of risky practices, unenforced laws and shoddy data. This quick survey of country facts also shows that progress is real.
outlawed in pakistan
June 20, 2013
Habiba Nosheen, Hilke Schellmann
“Outlawed in Pakistan” tells the story of Kainat Soomro as she takes her rape case to Pakistan’s deeply flawed court system in hopes of finding justice.

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