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Our work in Pakistan
The BBC World Service Trust is focusing on human rights and governance in Pakistan. In 2005-06 we produced a pilot radio drama and debate programme to stimulate discussion of gender issues, including forced marriages. More about our work in Pakistan
Within days of the monsoon flooding that devastated Pakistan at the end of July, the BBC World Service Trust in partnership with BBC Urdu began broadcasting emergency radio programming to millions of listeners through Pakistan Lifeline.  Read more
Millions in Pakistan began tuning in to emergency lifeline radio programming yesterday, as BBC Urdu launched a new service to people in the most severely flooded areas of the country.  Read more
Radio offers a lifeline to Pakistan as crisis worsens
In response to the devastating floods in northern Pakistan, lifeline radio programmes are to be broadcast in the most severely affected areas through the BBC in both Urdu and Pashto.  Read more
Radio drama stimulates debate about forced marriage in Pakistan
We worked in partnership with Pakistani broadcasters, a team of Pakistani writers, actors and producers, the British High Commission and the BBC Urdu Service to produce radio drama and discussion programmes that raised awareness and stimulated dialogue around gender issues in Pakistan.  Read more
A high-profile public radio debate - held simultaneously in Lahore and London - was broadcast by the BBC Urdu Service when the pilot drama came to an end.   Read more
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