Domestic sexual abuse of children is a taboo subject in Pakistan. The problem is compounded by a prevailing culture of impunity for perpetrators, activists say.
More than two million women get breast cancer every year. Early diagnosis and predicting risk with artificial intelligence is helping India and Pakistan.
Prisoners' families, many from economically disadvantaged backgrounds, say they struggle to pay for long journeys needed to visit the inmates. They argue that prisoners should instead be held in their home states.
The children were playing cricket during a break in the monsoon rains when they got caught in the landslide. Authorities have already issued alerts for more heavy rains, raising risks of fresh flooding.
Islamist militant group Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has claimed responsibility for killing an army officer in an area close to the Afghan border.
The agreement should just be viewed as a "stopgap" that gives Pakistan time and some resources needed to pull its economy back from the verge of default, say experts.
The deal would provide much needed relief to Pakistan, which has been on the verge of default. The IMF board has yet to confirm the agreement.
Pakistani citizens accounted for the largest number of victims in the recent migrant boat disaster. DW spoke with victims' families about why so many are choosing to risk their lives for an uncertain future in Europe.
Hundreds of Pakistanis are believed to have been on the vessel that sank off the coast of Greece earlier this week, but just 12 have been accounted for.
Transgender people, who call themselves Khawaja Siras, have always enjoyed a special status on the Indian subcontinent. For five years, Pakistan enjoyed one of the most progressive laws in the world, recognising the existence of a "third gender". But this law has just been amended. The issue of transgender rights also made headlines late last year when the Pakistani film "Joyland", the story of a love story with a transgender erotic theatre dancer, was shortlisted for the Oscars.
Parts of western India and southern Pakistan are bracing for winds and flash flooding as fast-approaching Cyclone Biparjoy moves toward landfall.
Pakistan's former prime minister and PTI party leader Imran Khan was released on bail on May 12 after being arrested on graft charges. Since then, he says he has been "isolated" at his home, cut off from the senior leadership of his party, while thousands of his supporters have been arrested. "Anyone who supports PTI is either arrested or has gone underground," he told FRANCE 24 from his home in Lahore.