A photo exhibition at Pakistan Association Dubai
February 8th and 9th.
For the first time in the UAE, Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF), in collaboration with the Pakistan Dubai Association, will hold an exhibition entitled “Pakistan Behind the Headlines” that will highlight the health challenges faced by people living in Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
Through first-hand experiences, the photos capture moments in the lives of women, men and children who feel like the “forgotten people of Pakistan,” after being forced to flee violence, lose their homes and face extreme hardship.
The images were captured by British Pakistani photographer Sa’adia Khan between 2014 and 2017, as she travelled to MSF projects in FATA, Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, meeting the patients being treated by MSF.
During the event, there will be a Conversation with both Khan and Thomas Balivet, the Country Representative at MSF Pakistan. “The purpose of the exhibition is to show that beyond the headlines of insecurity and violence in Pakistan, are real people trying to carry on ordinary daily life,” Balivet said ahead of the event. “The exhibition celebrates their resilience and courage, while highlighting the difficulties they face in accessing basic needs such as healthcare,” he added.
The 34-photos exhibition, previously held in Peshawar, Islamabad, Lahore and Karachi, will be on show at the Pakistan Association Dubai from 8-9 February 2019.
Friday 8th – From 2PM to 9PM
Saturday 9th – From 11AM to 8PM
Register to for the exhibition on: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/discussion-pakistan-behind-the-headlines-tickets-54282234625