A Pakistani looks at wreckage the day after a suicide bomb attack at a Sufi shrine in Lahore. Two suicide bombers blew themselves up in the Islamic shrine packed with worshipers on July 1, killing at least 37 people and wounding scores more. Arif Ali/AFP/Getty hide caption

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Rukia Begum, 16, sits before a loom at a craft center in Islampur, a community that suffered tremendous damage at the hands of the Taliban. The center is run by the Heritage Foundation of Pakistan, in partnership with UNESCO, to teach women traditional crafts to improve their livelihoods and keep their culture alive. Julie McCarthy/NPR hide caption

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Sharing A Pizza: Students chat in an outdoor cafe on the campus of the Institute of Management Sciences. In the background are the mountainous tribal areas of the former Northwest Frontier province. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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On her wedding day, bride Rukhsana Gul sits with some of her nine sisters. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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At a family brick-making operation near the Grand Trunk Road in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, workers load donkeys with sun-dried bricks to be carried to the kiln. John Poole/NPR hide caption

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Shazia Bibi (right) is shown with her family in this undated photo. The 12-year-old died under mysterious circumstances in January 2010, after eight months working in the household of a prominent lawyer in Lahore, Pakistan. Naeem Chaudhry, her employer, is being investigated in connection with her death. Courtesy Masih Family hide caption

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