Karachi

Pakistan dust storm leaves three people dead
Winds of up to 65 kilometres per hour (40 mph) were recorded in Karachi.

How to handle cyber bullies

How Pakistan’s leading actress Mahira Khan deals with internet trolls
Mahira Khan is Pakistan’s biggest female film star but alongside that comes a lot of negative attention. Mahira describes herself as the poster child of cyber bullying and explains how she has learnt to cope with online harassment. 

This is an extract of a programme where leading figures from Pakistan including comedian Faiza Saleem, footballer Hajra Khan and internet activist Nighat Dad tackle questions like what has #MeToo done for Pakistan, do feminists hate men and plenty more. There’s anger, laughter and life tips. Click on ‘The Conversation in Karachi’ above to hear more.

Image: Mahira Khan
Credit: Shakeel Bin Afzal

Pakistan: What is it like being a woman here?

Judgement, marriageability, control: Women from Karachi talk about life in Pakistan
Judgement, marriageability, control: Women from Karachi talk about the progress that's been made and the challenges they still face in Pakistan.

Photo: Young woman from Karachi Credit: BBC