Textiles Drying In Bahawalpur, Punjab, Pakistan. The Punjab region is the economic heart of Pakistan. The textile industry accounts for more than half of exports and 20 percent of the workforce. This sector, however, faces challenges: an unstable rupee, competition from neighboring countries, and power supply shortages that prevent factories from producing at full capacity. Image and caption from 'Human: A Portrait of Our World' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. #WhatMakesUsHuman
Benazir Bhutto 1953 - 2007 Benazir Bhutto was the first female prime minister of a Muslim country. She helped to move Pakistan from a dictatorship to democracy, becoming Prime Minister in 1988. She sought to implement social reforms, in particular helping women and the poor. She was assassinated in 2007.