Headline: Education is a matter of life and death for Pakistan

Muhammad Ali Jinnah, in one of his speeches shortly after independence equated education with Pakistan’s ability to survive. The founder of Pakistan said, “Education is a matter of life and death for Pakistan”. And yet here we are, 74 years later, hosting the world’s...

VOCATIONAL TRAINING VERSUS CHILD LABOUR IN PAKISTAN

Article 25A of the Constitution of Pakistan: Right to education—The State shall provide free and compulsory education to all children of the age of five to sixteen years in such manner as may be determined by law. Unfortunately, the government of Pakistan has not been...

Pakistani Youth: Overcoming Barriers to Reclaim Civic Spaces

Throughout history, humans, as social beings have occupied spaces to grow, adapt, and expand in the form of society. We have achieved this in the demarcates of certain rights, which are inherent to our existence. The United Nations has defined basic human rights as...

Girls’ Education amidst COVID-19

While the lockdown has taken aback most people by the unprecedented amounts of restrictions it has placed on their mobility and the constant surveillance it has led to, there is one segment of the society that isn’t completely unfamiliar to this way of life and that...
Right To Education: Where do we stand?

Right To Education: Where do we stand?

According to the International Legatum Prosperity Index 2018, Pakistan’s education system ranks at 124 out of 149 total countries. The easiest explanation often offered to understand the flailing condition of the country’s education system even after 72 years of its...
District Jamshoro: A case of neglect?

District Jamshoro: A case of neglect?

  In 2017-18 budget speech, the Sindh government announced that it will increase the education budgetary allocation from Rs 163.1 billion in 2016-17 to Rs 202.2 billion. Despite this increase, the condition on the ground is shoddy with poor infrastructure and...
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