Preventable childhood diseases are a major national health concern throughout Pakistan, where just slightly more than half of all children are fully immunized. Nowhere is the occurrence of measles, pneumonia and hepatitis B—to name just a few of the common illnesses—more glaring than in remote villages.
At 16, Garneth Sebial was like any other teenager. Her life was all about attending school, finishing homework and spending time with friends. She had also started exploring her sexuality.
Large billboards dotting the skyline of Kabul and other Afghan cities are sparking public awareness of a very private matter—family planning.