Christians in Pakistan fear for the future as they are increasingly the target of attacks. Severe blasphemy laws often fuel intolerance and hatred towards them.
Pakistan's population is expected to nearly double in 30 years. More education on family planning and reproductive health is needed to avert a catastrophe, say experts.
A group of Bangladeshi and European experts has recently met in Brussels to discuss how problems like religious fanaticism and immigration have affected not only South Asia, but also people in Europe and North America.
Human rights organizations are demanding the release of a 33-year-old university lecturer who has been in solitary confinement since 2014. His family told DW the blasphemy allegations were fabricated by Islamists.
The government of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province has reversed an order requiring female students to wear a burqa following a huge backlash. But some supporters want the veil imposed all over the country.
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