Category Archives: Story Line

Mobile Court Delivers Speedy Justice

Peshawar, July 2013 – A Mobile Court was launched today by Mr. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, Honorable Chief Justice of Peshawar High Court and Marc-André Franche, Country Director UNDP in Pakistan. The Mobile Court will provide justice rapidly for litigants who cannot afford to travel to courts in the cities. Mr. Justice Dost Muhammad Khan, […]

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Protecting vulnerable displaced women

JALOZAI, Pakistan, 27 August (UNHCR) – At the age of 20, when most young women dream of an ideal future, Sajida’s life took an irreparable turn for the worse. A bomb in Jalozai camp killed her 20-year-old husband, leaving her a widow with a three-month-old son.“I don’t know what the future holds for me, but […]

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Health services benefit mothers and children

RAJANPUR DISTRICT, Pakistan, August 2013 – Amna Bibi, 28, feels overwhelmed every time she looks at her newborn daughter, who is sound asleep in her arms. Malaika is only 10 days old. She is the youngest of Amna’s six children and the only one born under proper medical care. All her other children were born […]

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Helping families overcome flood legacy

When floods swept through Sindh Province in northern Pakistan in September 2012, Haseena, a widowed mother of four, lost her home, her livestock and her means of making an income. In all, more than US$500 worth of her property was washed away or ruined – an almost insurmountable loss for a woman trying to raise […]

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Enhancing outreach to the people of Pakistan through radio programs

  Islamabad, 19 November 2013 – The Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation and the United Nations Information Centre joined forces for disseminating information on the activities and projects of the United Nations in Pakistan through the national radio channels. According to the Statement of Collaboration signed today by Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation’s Director General, Samina Parvez and by […]

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