Irfan Mehsud

‘We are not terrorists and we want to get ahead in...

I can say that I’m motivated because I want to show a softer, better image of Pakistan and the people of Waziristan; Irfan Mehsood

Maria Toorpakai, A different kind of daughter

Maria Toorpakai’s story is remarkable. If it wasn’t true, if the series of events that have shaped her life had been penned in a novel.
Daud Khan Bajaur

Parents convinced me for marraige but never for education

When I see boys of my age, going to school and college, I feel sad, -- why can't I go to a school? I want to cry. But there is no way.

Tribal women, Working beyond the usual role of LHV

I have been able to convince most of the people to accept vaccination by telling them why vaccinating each and every child under the age of five is so critical.

‘Not money, fame but I lived for others’

What will I do with the Nobel prize? Should I take it to my grave? I don't need any prize, I just want everyone of you to be human, because Humanity is the greatest religion.
Noor Ali

We play with our lives to serve our people

I never received any threats from militants, because I report on local and social issues. Only the political mafia can harm us, even they can kill us with their thugs.

Afghan ‘wazan-wala’ child

Sulaiman is an Afghan child calls himself 'wazan-wala' (weight checker) lives, reads and works in Peshawar to support his family.

Unhappy being uneducated

My parents are very happy, me and my younger brother are working and making a little money. But neither me nor my younger brothers are happy. Because we are uneducated.

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