Pakistan »

PAKISTAN: Bonded labour or education?

PAKISTAN: Bonded labour or education?

May 23, 2012 0

SHAMSHATOO 23 May 2012 (IRIN) - Widespread poverty and ignorance, negative attitudes to the education of girls, and the lack of proper documents for children of Afghan migrants are some of the obstacles

Read More »
PAKISTAN: Water woes compounded by internal disputes

PAKISTAN: Water woes compounded by internal disputes

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 16, 2012 0

KARACHI 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The dead fish recently washed up on the shores of Lake Keenjhar, the largest fresh water lake in Pakistan, shocked nearby villagers in Thatta District in the

Read More »
PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

May 16, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The recent outbreak of measles which claimed the lives of at least 12 children and one adult in Pakistan's North Waziristan's tribal agency is directly linked to

Read More »
PAKISTAN: Concern over attacks on aid workers

PAKISTAN: Concern over attacks on aid workers

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 14, 2012 0

ISLAMABAD 14 May 2012 (IRIN) - Attacks on humanitarian workers in Pakistan have increased in the last four years, with five personnel abducted in the first two months of 2012, and three killed

Read More »
NEPAL: Mountain dwellers “neglected”

NEPAL: Mountain dwellers “neglected”

May 8, 2012 0

KATHMANDU 08 May 2012 (IRIN) - The needs of millions of indigenous mountain people across Nepal are overlooked, imperilling their food security and hindering their economic progress, activists and experts say.

Read More »
PAKISTAN: Tough times for IDPs living outside camps

PAKISTAN: Tough times for IDPs living outside camps

May 3, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 03 May 2012 (IRIN) - A large number of people displaced by the conflict between militants and security forces in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtoonkh’wa (KP) Province and tribal areas are staying outside the

Read More »