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Pakistan Education

Pakistan Welcomes HULT Prize's Early Childhood Education Challenge at NUST Amidst Fierce War on Terror

Salman Ali | Posted 04.29.2015 | Impact
Salman Ali

Pakistan, despite being a developing country facing problems like illiteracy, poverty, war against terrorism and economic instability, fosters intelligent minds ready to cope up with challenges, and is in need of a platform to implement their ideas.

Sabrina Siddiqui

The Best Way To Help Pakistan After The School Attack Is To Donate To Education | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.18.2014 | Impact

WASHINGTON -- When terrorists stormed a school in Peshawar on Tuesday and killed 141 people, mostly children, it was both one of the deadliest attacks...

Nick Wing

12 Numbers That Show The Larger Tragedy Behind Pakistan's Devastating School Attack | Nick Wing | Posted 12.16.2014 | World

A group of Pakistani Taliban militants infiltrated a military-run school in Peshawar on Tuesday and opened fire on students and faculty. The resulting...

Why I Want To Thank Malala's Father

Annie Gersh | Posted 08.18.2014 | Teen
Annie Gersh

Ziauddin Yousafzai is an intelligent, light-hearted and brave man from Pakistan. He had the power to raise one of the most well-known, and insightful heroes because he understood something simple that many around the world find hard to grasp.

The Fight for a Better World

Irina Bokova | Posted 07.11.2013 | Impact
Irina Bokova

Education opens minds. It gives girls and boys the freedom to choose -- to choose between ignorance and knowledge, to choose lives they wish to live. This is true in Afghanistan and across the world. But everywhere, this human right is being violated.

Beneath the Soil

Aanya Niaz | Posted 05.29.2013 | World
Aanya Niaz

If foreigners are seen participating in this much-needed charitable work, terrorists don't just act out on them. They bomb the school and carry off more explosions inside the country to send their message: We don't want you. The rest of Pakistan, well, they are seen as helpless.

What It Really Will Take to Educate Pakistan's Girls

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 06.08.2013 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

After all of the pledges of money and all of the kind words, six months post-Malala, Pakistan is no closer to gender equality in the schools because Pakistan doesn't have an education problem. It has a security problem.

Pakistan-U.S. Relations More Than Just Politics

Common Ground News Service | Posted 04.30.2013 | World
Common Ground News Service

It is extremely heartening that the United States and Pakistan have chosen educational cooperation, among other types, as a key instrument of engagement with each other.

147 Lamps Spread the Light in Pakistan

Daphne Northrop | Posted 11.21.2012 | Impact
Daphne Northrop

At 21, she is on the path to earn a bachelor's degree in education. This degree is Pakistan's new gold standard for becoming a teacher, and the U.S. is helping schools establish the new degrees, recently mandated by the government.

No Bullets, Bombs, Threats or Intimidation Will Deter Education for All

Gordon Brown | Posted 01.09.2013 | Impact
Gordon Brown

Today, one month after the terrible shooting of Malala Yousafzai, I met with the president of Pakistan to discuss Malala's dream of education for all.

Tribal Afghans Create Co-Ed School

Rahilla Zafar | Posted 04.03.2012 | Impact
Rahilla Zafar


US Approach to Punishing Pakistan Is Ineffective: Why Bridges, Books & Butter Approach Will Win Hearts and Minds

Rep. Mike Honda | Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics
Rep. Mike Honda

Contrary to popular opinion among U.S. foreign policymakers, the way to undermine growth of insurgencies in Pakistan is not through drone strikes, air and night raids, or covert operations,

A New Model For Education In Pakistan

Rahim Kanani | Posted 07.28.2011 | Impact
Rahim Kanani

Abdul Kader Jaffer started a foundation in 1996 in memory of his late father. Their boarding school for 800 boys will surpass existing standards of education in Pakistan.

The Great Rot In Pakistani Education

Saad Khan | Posted 06.15.2011 | World
Saad Khan

In a recent development, the Pakistani government has decided to devolve the "Higher Education Commission," which formulates policies and regulates universities in Pakistan.

Pakistani Universities Facing Closures

Saad Khan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Saad Khan

Perhaps the poor of Pakistan need to bid adieu to their dreams of higher education. Extremists are ready to embrace them with open arms.

Greg Mortenson Inspires Branksome Hall to Raise $9,000 in Pennies for Peace Drive

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Marissa Bronfman

What do you get when a passionate all-girls school in Toronto sets their sights on raising money for girls in Afghanistan and Pakistan to go to school? Millions of pennies!