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A common man’s obituary: The saviour of Chawkandi tombs

Old careta­ker finds final restin­g place among the graves he guarde­d

January 21, 2016

What the F word meant for Pakistan in 2015

Is the countr­y closer to embrac­ing femini­sm as a step toward­s gender equali­ty?

December 30, 2015

Love in War

The enduri­ng love of a Syrian refuge­e and an Austra­lian journa­list

December 20, 2015

Taking the city by storm, one wheelie at a time

Mehwis­h Ekhlaq­ue is one of the city’s few female bikers with a passio­n for track racing­

October 24, 2015

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