Suniya Qureshi

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Health Workers on the Frontline in Pakistan

(0) Comments | Posted 21 December 2012 | (12:56)

"Neither Pakistani customs nor Islam would allow or endorse this. Far from doing something wrong, these girls are martyrs for Islam because they were doing a service to humanity and Islam."

The words of Tahir Ashrafi, Head of the Ulema Council of Pakistan, who is today leading Friday...

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Malala's Strength Inspires Children to Demand Their Rights

(1) Comments | Posted 20 November 2012 | (12:22)

20 November marks Universal Children's Day and as Malala reads her way to recovery in the UK, following the attack that shocked the world, we are reminded of the ongoing struggle in Pakistan to ensure that every child achieves the rights enshrined to them in The...

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UK Aid is Helping to End Polio in Pakistan

(0) Comments | Posted 19 October 2012 | (07:41)

In 1994, Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto started the drive for a polio-free Pakistan by administering drops to her daughter Aseefa. At 18 years old, Aseefa Bhutto Zardari is now the Ambassador for Polio Eradication in Pakistan and determined to finish what her mother started. Pakistan is one of only...

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