They were first set up after an attack on a military-run school that killed 134 children in 2015.Read more
Maria Toorpakai rose the ranks of Pakistani squash while pretending to be a boy.
The story of the Pakistani squash player Maria Toorpakai, who dressed as a boy so she could play sports in Taliban-controlled Waziristan, has been made into a film called Girl Unbound. She speaks about her journey to fulfill her dream, which took her from Pakistan to Canada. (Photo: Maria Toorpakai on the squash court. Credit: Human Rights Film Festival)
The interior minister has threatened to block all social media that have blasphemous content hours after a Pakistani court ordered the government to open investigation into online "blasphemy". BBC Monitoring's Devanshu Gour has been looking at the reaction in Pakistan. (Image: Pakistani religious activists protest against social media in Islamabad on March 8th. Credit: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images)