Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

A girl cries before receiving polio vaccine drops at a government children's hospital in Peshawar on March 3, 2015. Pakistan authorities have arrested hundreds of parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio.

Facing a determined opposition, Pakistani officials tell parents to vaccinate their kids or go to jail


Some parents in Pakistan so deeply mistrust the polio vaccine that they’re refused over and over again to let their kids get their shots. Now one fed-up province in Pakistan, which has the most polio cases of any country on Earth, is tossing those parents in jail until they relent.

Punjabi flood victims are evacuated by boat from their flooded house following heavy rain in Jhang, Pakistan, on September 10, 2014.

Pakistanis rush to relief efforts after devastating floods in Punjab