Education is the answer, says Mukhtar Mai, a Pakistani woman who was gang-raped on orders from a village council in 2002. Mai has since empowered thousands of girls through schools she has founded.
A reporter crosses the treacherous Pakistan-Afghanistan border by truck.
A diarist, an icon, a victim – and above all – still a child.
Reporter William Wheeler talks about water stress from the high Himalayas to Haiti.
The jihadi campaign in Kashmir appears to be on its last legs, but it has left behind the troubling legacy of a rising Salafism that is in conflict with the region's centuries-old Sufi tradition.
Analysts from Pakistan and India weigh in on the tense relationship between the two burgeoning nuclear powers.
Islamabad is making friends - just not with America.
While the U.S. and much of the rest of the world are focused on thwarting Iran's threat to build a nuclear weapon, the real danger may the full-throttle arms nuclear race between Pakistan and India.
Pakistan has developed the technology to deliver nuclear annihilation upon its neighbors, but it can't deliver simple electricity to its own citizens.
Fans mourn the death of Ghazala Javed, a young woman who defied local traditions to become a popular Pashto singer. She is the latest in a line of artist victims in Pakistan's Swat Valley.
Rough estimates, backed up by scenes at clinics and orphanages, suggest there may be millions of "missing girls" due to families' preference for boys.
A preference for boys over girls and the resulting gender imbalance has remained largely hidden in Pakistan due to the lack of accurate population data.