“I don’t think anyone is afraid of dying but I think everyone would be afraid of dying in an unjust manner.”
Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
Festive occasions are a gory reminder; in homes across Pakistan, there is one weapon and a willing weapon wielder.
I have seen firsthand their rescue work during emergencies in Punjab. Karachi needs that kind of service the most.
The Indus Blood Center is ending the need for patients to arrange for blood donations in exchange for receiving blood.
No regularisation, no laws and sometimes no work even for daily wagers; how do they make ends meet?
What happens when a patient suffers because a doctor has been careless? Apparently, not much.
Saving lives, protecting homes, and extinguishing deadly blazes are, for him, just another day’s work.
Shakir struggles to restore a Christian graveyard that is being quickly gobbled up by the land mafia.
Jinnah Hospital’s emergency ward has its own perils, the violence that affects us every day doesn’t end at its doors.
Ever thought of what goes on in the mind of someone whose job is to defuse bombs?
With Kiran School, Sabina has created an oasis of sanity in a neighbourhood where others have packed up and left.
A son of the soil returns to Thar to turn his dream of ‘clean drinking water for all’ into a reality.
Abdul Ghani's work bought him face to face with the timber and land mafia who cut down the mangroves and sold the land.
The kids cleaning our car windows, scrounging for garbage have names, families and a story.
Bullets and bullies don’t scare Dr Haider and Veeru; their mission and calling is far too important to compromise.
In a society of competing dualisms, it is not hard to imagine the challenges that people with disabilities must face.
Would you believe that in the heart of southern Punjab, there is a village that is now ‘domestic violence free’?
Two police officers from KP defy every preconceived notion anyone may have about the capability of Pakistani women.
In the SIUT, there is an angel named Zainab
Even in this day and age, brick kiln workers and their families are mercilessly bought and treated like slaves