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In recent times Pakistani social media activists of a liberal, secular persuasion have been abducted by agents of the state, tortured then released after a few weeks. Invariably they then give up the blogging business: they stop criticising the country's military establishment, or the militant religious groups long ...
Addressing students at Khushal Khan Khattak University in Karak, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the PTI chief said he would recover the money laundered by the corrupt and invest in education when his party comes in power. "Unfortunately, education wasn't given [the importance it deserved] in Pakistan.

The Sharjah-based global charity will fund the school project through the TBHF 'Girl child Fund' in cooperation with the 'Malala Fund' launched by Nobel laureate and female education activist, Malala Yousafzai. The school is being constructed in Swat Valley, Yousafzai's home district in Pakistan, and will ...
On Oct. 9, 2012, Malala Yousafzai, a 15-year-old Pakistani girl, was airlifted from her school bus with blood running through her hair and a bullet lodged ... often do not have the opportunity to receive secondary education, such as Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, Nigeria and countries housing Syrian refugees.
Three Pakistani celebrities have become the first women in the conservative nation's history to publicly reveal that they were sexually abused as children, ... Sexual education is absent from Pakistan's national curriculum, and even broaching the subject is liable to provoke the country's religious right wing.
Karachi: Pakistan Peoples Party Chairperson Bilawal Bhutto Zardari remarked on Monday that awareness and education are very important to fight the ... While addressing a press conference in Karachi, Bilawal remarked that Sindh government is taking all out efforts to adopt life skills-based education in ...

But Pakistan's religious forces will resist such attempts," Mr Tabish said. In the past, religious parties have succeeded in preventing such efforts. In 2011, Dr Mobin Akthar, a Karachi psychiatrist, caused a furore with his book, Sex education for Muslims, which aimed to educate Pakistanis about sexual ...
Baig, who represented Pakistan and Asia region during consultation process on revised technical guidance, said that after eight-year-old Zainab's tragic incident (rape and murder) which has shocked the nation, a need for including life skill-based education (LSBE) in national and provincial curriculum for ...
Karachi: Sindh Governor, Muhammad Zubair, offered the Chinese higher education institutes on Saturday to establish their campuses here in the ... It was further pointed out that as a part of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), cooperation would also be extended to the Chinese universities for the ...
Karachi: The Chinese institutions of higher education have been asked to establish their campuses here in Education City. The offer was made by Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair when the delegations of two prominent polytechnic institutions officials from China- Binzhou and Rizhao, called on him at ...
FILE - In this July 28, 2017 file photo, Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan gestures during a news conference in Islamabad, Pakistan. ... Pakistanis are still outraged two weeks after Trump's New Year's Day tweet accusing Islamabad of "deceit and lies," and of taking $33 billion in aid over 15 years while ...
One significant reason for this is there is no such thing as sex education in Pakistan, let alone childhood sexual abuse prevention education. A 2009 Unesco sex education guide .... Like Zainab's case, it caused outrage among Pakistanis and then quickly faded from memory. In addition to the absence of ...
Islamabad: Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE), Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Salem Alzaabi, on Friday highlighted the need to foster collaboration in health and education sectors with Pakistan. Collaboration in these particular fields would ultimately help promote human resource development, he said ...
Pakistani students protest during a rally condemning the rape and killing of Zainab Ansari, an 8-year-old girl last week in Kasur, on Friday in Lahore, Pakistan. ... The protesters demanded people to break the silence on child abuse, protection for children through education and strict implementation of law.
The biggest of Pakistan's four provinces, larger in terms of population (110m) than all but 11 countries, Punjab is reforming its schools at a pace rarely seen anywhere in the ... Pakistani education has long been atrocious. ... Only about half of Pakistanis who complete five years of primary school are literate.
"Attacks on education not only harm students and families directly affected, but also have an incalculable long-term negative effect on Pakistani society," said ... Malala's triumph is a collective victory for Pakistan as her views and aspirations deeply resonate with the overwhelming majority of Pakistanis.
Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar on Tuesday, during a hearing on Pakistan Medical and Dental Council's (PMDC) legal status and its regulation, stressed on the need for a uniformed educational setup all over Pakistan. "There is no better jewel than education," the chief justice, who was presiding a ...

He lauded the role of Pakistani peacekeepers towards the stability of Somalia in the past and paid tribute to their sacrifices in the line of duty. He also thanked Pakistan for providing education opportunities to thousands of Somali students, who had been playing a vital role towards the development of that ...
Faisalabad: Punjab Governor Muhammad Rafique Rajwana on Wednesday said that quality education and knowledge-based research were the need of the hour. He was ... The governor said that Pakistan was rich in resources and capabilities but there was a need to utilise them properly. Rajwana ...
Karachi: Sindh Minister education and Literacy, Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar was told that over 2000 schools are working under the Sindh Education Foundation (SEF) and over half a million students were getting a quality education in these institutions. This was said by SEF Managing Director Naheed ...
Islamabad: British Council Pakistan, the Higher education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan and key stakeholders came together for a consultative workshop here ... Over these years, 150 British and Pakistani university links have been jointly funded and implemented, thus, resulting in increased growth of ...
education is the best gift one could get, but unfortunately, even in 2017, there is a large number of women who are kept away from education in Pakistan. The number is not reducing, not even with all this technology and social change in Pakistan. Education is our utmost need in order to grow and develop ...
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University (MAJU), Karachi has obtained connectivity and services of Pakistan education and Research Network (PERN), says a ... According to the spokesman, after the connectivity with this network MAJU will be able to get various kinds of services provided by Higher education ...
Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, the founder of Pakistan, said on September 26, 1947, at Karachi, "education is a matter of life and death for Pakistan. The world is progressing so rapidly that without requisite advance in education, not only shall we left behind others but may be wiped out altogether.".
Over 3 million girls do not attend primary school in Pakistan, according to a 2013 Unesco report. Worldwide, 31 million girls of primary school age are out of school. Of these, 17 million are expected never to enter school. Afzal said many Pakistani parents want their daughters to obtain an education but ...
His Highness the Aga Khan, the 49th hereditary Imam of Shia Imami Ismaili Muslims, is on a visit to Pakistan. Many Pakistanis are familiar with the Aga Khan given the large number of social service institutions that bear his name. These institutions, in fact, represent the Ismaili Imamat's long-standing ...
"In Pakistan, textbooks have been criticized for normalizing militarism and war and including biases and historical errors and distortions," Unesco said in its latest report on education in Pakistan. "Prominent Pakistanis, other than military heroes and nationalist movement leaders, are often excluded.".
Beijing: Pakistan has achieved unparalleled successes against ... Pakistan wanted to benefit from science education in China, Russia and ...
Islamabad: Pakistan has to payback $100 billion to China by 2024 of ... So far there are around 20,000 Pakistani students getting education in China. ... As many as 60,000 Pakistanis got jobs in CPEC-related projects and ...
Quetta: The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Friday filed a reference against nine officers of the Balochistan education Department ...
This was announced by Higher education Commission of Pakistan ... said Pakistan was proud of hosting Afghan students in Pakistani universities. ... It is the desire and wish of our people to keep good relations with Pakistanis ...
Shahid said Pakistan's lack of women's rights is what empowered her to ... leading camps to encourage young women to pursue an education, ...
The COAS termed youth as Pakistan's most precious asset and urged ... Reaffirming education as our national priority, he said: "We will do our ...
Pakistani rights activist and Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai met ... We are in agreement that the future of Pakistan relies on education," ...
When approached for comment, Sindh education Minister Jam Mehtab Dahar vowed to have the college opened within an hour, saying the ...
Joint ventures among different institutions working on education can play a ... She said as Pakistan was unable to achieve the Education for All ...
Ahsan voices concern over educated youth joining terrorist outfits ... light of Islam and vision of Pakistan, should be highlighted to the students.
The per capita income of Pakistan is $1,629. Poor families can bear the cost of food, health, shelter, education and other fundamental needs for ...
Pakistan's Provincial Authorities Seek to Identify Educated Radicals ... degrees in different fields, according to local Pakistani media.
One of the primary elements that make man a league apart from God's other creations is knowledge. The basis of all knowledge is learning ...
It aims to shed light on how much families pay for education in these four ... 6.9% in Pakistan to 33.7% in Uganda for public schools, and 25% to ...
... Pakistan chief Mullah Fazlullah's cousin, Khursheed, were killed in a ... the attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai and attacks on law ...
Coming from a poor background, his parents saved up to pay for his education at MC Model Boys government high school Burewala and ...
A Pakistani education activist, Yousafzai won the Nobel Peace Prize for her promotion of girls' education. She took to twitter Sunday to criticize ...
While the Pakistani government claims to have rehabilitated around 900 ... One factor is the Taliban who destroyed schools and education ...
Ahmed also claimed that Khurshid was involved in the 2012 attack on Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani activist for female education and ...
In most countries, education till secondary level is provided for free. Unfortunately, in Pakistan, not much attention is paid to education.
The Pakistani High Commission in Sri Lanka i preparing to launch the ... Sri Lankan students engaged in higher education in Pakistan.
According to the Higher education Policy Institute, more heads of ... Benazir Bhutto, a future Prime Minister of Pakistan, introduced Mrs May to ...
Iram Shah gave the progress on school in Pakistan and Sonia Shah scholarship ... young adult women who had given up on higher education, and mature women learning skills ... This is a rare feat for any Pakistani vocalist.


 

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