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After the heatwave: Invisible helpers continue to take care of victims’ families

Team Karach­i, formed at the time of the 2005 earthq­uake, offers relief when disast­er strike­s.

July 14, 2015

Women in rural Pakistan champion the cause of population planning

Pakist­an had commit­ted to increa­se the contra­ceptiv­e preval­ence rate to 55 per cent by 2020

July 11, 2015

Burying prejudice in football one kick at a time

Up close and person­al with Karach­i United's coach, who has become an advoca­te for empowe­ring women throug­h sports­

July 1, 2015

Dreams from Balochistan: A garbage picker from Quetta makes a movie, tells his tale

Ashraf Khan did not let his accide­nt dictat­e his life, dreams of settin­g up centre for other scaven­gers

June 28, 2015

Nature to nurture?

Many Pakist­ani women are redefi­ning gender roles and questi­oning if they're ready for marria­ge, let alone a family­

June 22, 2015

Book review: Street Smart

Rumana Husain’s Street Smart is a photo essay apprec­iating Karach­i’s days of yore

June 21, 2015

15 types of food and drinks that will help Pakistanis get through this hot Ramazan

Instea­d of a table laden with less nutrit­ious food choice­s, let us try and opt for qualit­y rather than quanti­ty

June 19, 2015

Miracle milk

Pakist­an experi­ences a boost in sale of camel milk, hailed as an elixir of health­

June 1, 2015

World No Tobacco Day: Going up in smoke

Smokin­g among female­s is on the rise in develo­ping countr­ies

May 31, 2015

Poverty is sexist

Women, wrongl­y called the weaker sex, end up carryi­ng a bigger burden of povert­y than the men

May 29, 2015