Transgender people gathered at a police station in Peshawar, as Pakistan issued its first driving licenses with an 'X' on the spot where the driver's gender is recorded.
An organization in Pakistan’s insurgency-wreaked regions says its preliminary lists have identified thousands of people who have disappeared over the past 15 years.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has paid tribute to Pakistani right activist and lawyer Asma Jahangir following her death by cardiac arrest, praising her courage in campaigns for justice and equality for all.
The suspects acquitted this week in the mob lynching of a Pakistani university student falsely accused of blasphemy received a hero's welcome following their release from detention.
A Pakistani court has sentenced one person to death and five other people to life imprisonment over the mob lynching of a student who was falsely accused of blasphemy in 2017.
A shocking honor beating video of a woman in northern Afghanistan reveals that the government's reliance on anti-Taliban militias for security in "secure" regions has unintended consequences.
A shocking video shows a young, burqa-clad Afghan woman brutally beaten by a mob that included her own relatives.
Millions of people saw our report on a 13-year-old Afghan boy supporting a family of nine, and many decided to help. Now he goes to school and has a normal childhood. (RFE/RL's Afghan Service)
One by one, Iranians are publicly defying the so-called hijab rule in echoes of an iconic protest by a 31-year-old mother in Tehran.
Women have been threatened and attacked for working as fashion models in Afghanistan's conservative Islamic society. RFE/RL's Radio Free Afghanistan spoke with two of them.
More than 1,800 Pakistani clerics from different schools of Islamic thought have issued a fatwa declaring that suicide bombings are un-Islamic.
A community gathering in Afghanistan’s Logar Province has awarded U.S. President Donald Trump a “bravery” medal, thanking him for his tough stance against Pakistan.