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In some areas of Pakistan, girls and women are vulnerable to harmful traditional practices, like swara (now illegal, a form of reconciliation where a girl or woman is given in marriage to settle a dispute) and early marriage, and many ...
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The priority countries in South Asia region include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. Being disaster prone the region faced many natural disasters in 2014 including landslides in Afghanistan, earthquake and drought in Pakistan, and floods in Bangladesh. Millions of ...
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With the support of IPPF's Innovation Fund, the Family Planning Association of Pakistan is working in a rural and poor province to tackle harmful cultural traditions that perpetuate gender-based violence against girls. These include 'swara', a tradition in which a ...