Girls Education


“Girls Back to School” must be at the center of Pakistan’s Covid-19 recovery strategy

14 July, (Peshawar) An online session on Challenges to Girls Education in COVID Crisis was organized by Blue Veins which was attended by young girls, parents, teachers’ associations, lawyers and civil society representatives. According to Civil Society organizations, girls are particularly vulnerable when schools remain closed for long periods of time. They fear that a large number of girls, especially from the lower strata of the society, may not return to school after the Covid-19 passes. It is estimated that there are 1.8 million out of school children in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, and 64 percent of them are girls. Coved-19 can […]


Annual Civil Society Organizations’ (CSO) Learning Event scheduled for 7th/8th November

Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) is organizing its Annual Civil Society Organizations’ (CSO) Learning Event as part of its 10th Annual Convention on 7th & 8th November 2019 from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM at PAFSOM Arena, Islamabad. The theme of the event this year is “Inclusive Education: Leaving no one behind” with the subthemes include Education & Disability          Abidjan Principles for Privatization of Education SDG 4 progress                      Financing for Education   This learning event will provide a unique opportunity to discuss major opportunities, challenges on topics with reference to national and international discourse and brainstorm future initiatives […]


Annual Art Competition 2019 for all PUBLIC SCHOOLS across Pakistan

Pakistan Coalition for Education has announced its Annual Art Competition 2019 for all PUBLIC SCHOOLS across Pakistan!  If you’re an aspiring artist who has a passion for social change, this is your chance to vent on a canvas!  Young artists from all over Pakistan are encouraged to send their artwork themed around “Barriers to Girls’Education” and all submissions are to be made no later than 30th October 2019. So gear up, summon all your creativity and let the brush do the rest!  The top three artists selected by the jury will receive cash prizes.  All participants and schools will get certificate.  Maximum […]


Transport – one of the main hurdles in girls’ education

by Safeer U Khan “Give me an educated mother, I shall promise you the birth of a civilized, educated nation”. Though this saying of Napoleon Bonaparte has become a cliché now, yet it remains as relevant as ever. Girls’ education is all the more important because they are the ones who are going to bring up our next generations. In recent years, I had the opportunity to interact with various communities in remote villages, and discuss girls’ education with men, women and girls themselves in district Chakwal. I have drawn two conclusions: It is a myth that people are against girls’ education […]