Zehra Abid

Zehra Abid

Child rights

In Pakistan's Kasur, child rapes and killings continue unabated

Two years after laws were tightened to address endemic child abuse, rights organisations say not enough is being done.

In Pakistan's Kasur, child rapes and killings continue unabated

Pakistan

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

Family and lawyer of Pakistani man executed for rape and murder of six-year-old girl say he never received a fair trial.

Fair trial concerns plague Pakistan sexual assault cases

Pakistan

A cafe giving hope to women in Pakistan's Lyari

In the heart of Karachi's southern neighbourhood of Lyari, a cafe has given birth to, and shelters, dreams of many women of the area.

A cafe giving hope to women in Pakistan's Lyari

Pakistan

Lyari Girls Cafe nurturing dreams of Pakistani women

Located in an area marred by gang violence until recently, the cafe offers training and a platform to many.

Lyari Girls Cafe nurturing dreams of Pakistani women

Human Rights

Shooting the messenger in Pakistan

In the wake of the killing of activist Sabeen Mahmud, many are questioning Pakistan's press censorship and safety.

Shooting the messenger in Pakistan