Pakistan

How are displaced Afghans faring?

How are displaced Afghans faring?

Afghan returnee families are arriving at a UNHCR registration office in Kabul. Photo Credit: Rumi Consultancy/ World Bank
Afghans represent the world’s largest protracted refugee population, and one of the largest to be repatriated to their country of…

by · Saturday, 6 October 2018 · Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan
Investing in people of South Asia for prosperity and quality of life

Investing in people of South Asia for prosperity and quality of life

A little girl in Balochistan, Pakistan, who now receives a quality education thanks to World Bank support. Credit: World Bank 
Human capital – the potential of individuals – is going to be the most important long-term investment any country can make f…

by · Thursday, 4 October 2018 · Pakistan
Are Pakistan’s urban professional women immune to sexual harassment?

Are Pakistan’s urban professional women immune to sexual harassment?

“Woman face harassment in all type of jobs, no matter where or who. One can’t say that she works in a big firm so she is safe… [but] she doesn’t know who will believe her if she reports harassment – she… fears that the others will say she is ask…

by · Tuesday, 11 September 2018 · Oman, Pakistan
Announcing the winners of the 2018 #OneSouthAsia Photo Contest

Announcing the winners of the 2018 #OneSouthAsia Photo Contest

Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka, South Asia is one of the world’s most dynamic regions.
It’s also one of the least integrated.
A few numbers say it all: Intra-regional trade accounts for only 5 …

Better data sharing to improve the lives of Afghan refugees

Better data sharing to improve the lives of Afghan refugees

A bus with returnees from Pakistan at the IOM Screening center on Turkham border in Nangarhar province. Photo Credit: IOM Afghanistan / E. Schwoerer
Four decades of conflict, violence and uncertainty has made Afghans the world’s largest protracted ref…

by · Sunday, 12 August 2018 · Afghanistan, Pakistan
تشریک بهتر معلومات میتواند وضعیت زندگی افغان های عودت کننده را بهبود بخشد

تشریک بهتر معلومات میتواند وضعیت زندگی افغان های عودت کننده را بهبود بخشد

یک موتر بس حامل عودت کنندگان افغان از پاکستان در یکی  از مراکز سازمان بین المللی مهاجرت حین ارزیابی وضیعت آنها در مرز تورخم، ولایت ننگرهار. عکس از  ایوا سوریر ، سازمان بین المللی مهاجرت
چهار دهه جنگ، خشونت، ناامنی، اوضاع شکننده یی سیاسی، اجتماعی و اقت…

by · Sunday, 12 August 2018 · Afghanistan, Pakistan
د غوره معلوماتو شریکول کولی شي د راستنېدونکو افغانانو ژوند ښه کړي

د غوره معلوماتو شریکول کولی شي د راستنېدونکو افغانانو ژوند ښه کړي

له پاکستان څخه یو بس چې افغان کډوال په کې لیږدول کیدل او په تورخم پوله کې  د کډوالو نړیوال سازمان په یوه مرکز کې د هغوی وضعیت څیړنې پرمهال. انځور له ایوا سوریر/ د کډوالۍ نړیوال سازمان
په افغانستان کې څلور لسیزې جګړې، تاوتریخوالي، ناامنۍ، د افغانستان ب…

by · Sunday, 12 August 2018 · Afghanistan, Pakistan
One South Asia photo contest 2018

One South Asia photo contest 2018

What does One South Asia mean to you? What is your vision for One South Asia? Snap a picture, caption your vision of One South Asia, and send it to us.DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 25, 2018RESULTS: September 10, 2018
Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh…

One South Asia photo contest 2018

One South Asia photo contest 2018

What does One South Asia mean to you? What is your vision for One South Asia? Snap a picture, caption your vision of One South Asia, and send it to us.DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: August 25, 2018RESULTS: September 10, 2018
Home to Afghanistan, Bangladesh…

It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

It’s time to end malnutrition in South Asia

Chronic malnutrition remains prevalent across South Asia as many poor South Asians cannot afford nutritious foods or don’t have the relevant information or education to make smart dietary choices.
In Sri Lanka, as in the rest of South Asia, improving …

by · Monday, 25 June 2018 · Bhutan, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka