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Pakistan Illiteracy

They Did Not Know How to Spell Their Names

Zaheen Fatima | Posted 09.16.2015 | World
Zaheen Fatima

When I finished writing, I motioned for them to do the same. They all looked down, but made no move to follow suit. It was only after some time had passed that one of them spoke: "We don't know how to." For the first time in my life, I was left speechless.

Illiteracy, Musharraf's Belly and @ASE

Imran Garda | Posted 11.14.2012 | World
Imran Garda

He was a General who came to power in a coup. Then he dropped his uniform and became a President. Never one to be too keen on democracy, his time at...

Girls' Education in Pakistan Can't be Swept Away by Floodwaters

Susan Skog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Susan Skog

When I look at the images of the suffering in Pakistan, I think of Desmond Tutu's words, "My humanity is caught up in your humanity."