September 26, 2012
by Waleed Ziad, Mehreen Farooq
Rising extremism in Pakistan has drawn attention to the need for engagement with moderate Muslim networks and civil society organizations that can effectively counter radical narratives and decrease the pool of recruits for militant organizations. In this ForeignPolicy.com photo essay, WORDE researchers travel across 35 cities and villages across Pakistan to explore civil society’s capacity to counter Talibanization. WORDE’s team met with over a hundred civil society organizations from Peshawar, Swat, and FATA, to Kashmir, southern Punjab, and interior Sindh.
View photo essay online on ForeignPolicy.com