Pakistan’s UN Representative’s Statement on Pashtun Culture and Women’s Education Sparks...
Controversy sparks as Permanent Representative of Pakistan to the UN, Ambassador Munir Akram, faces criticism over his statements regarding Pashtun culture and women's education. He clarifies his remarks, stating they were referring to a small minority's perspective and that there is no disrespect meant towards the progressive Pashtun culture.
ICT schools to decide complaints of corporal punishment in 15 days:...
Schools in Islamabad are to decide any complaint of corporal punishment within 15 days, according to rules notified for the law banning corporal punishment.
Taliban ban women from universities in Afghanistan
A letter by the Ministry of Higher Education instructed universities to immediately suspend access to female students on 20 December 2022.
Senate panel passes bill to declare corporal punishment a crime
The Senate Standing Committee on Interior has passed an amendment bill to deter corporal punishment on children by declaring it as a crime.
Students Solidarity March renews call for revival of unions
The annual Students' Solidarity March held in Lahore on 25 November 2022 once again called for the withdrawal of the ban on student unions in the country.
Chilas residents protest over the burning of a girl’s school in...
Scores of Chilas residents on November 9 held a protest against the burning down of a girls' school in Diamer, Gilgit Baltistan. All major political and religious parties attended the protest terming the incident an "act of terror".
GCU forced to remove “caste column” on admissions form
After facing severe backlash online, Lahore's Government College University (GCU) has removed the "caste column" on its admissions form.
Classrooms without teachers
What can the Punjab govt do to deal with the shortage of 90,000 teachers
7000 Pakistani students await charter flight to China
Over 7,000 Pakistanis enrolled in Chinese universities have been trapped in a whirlpool of hope and despair for over two years. They are studying online because Beijing has barred the return of foreign students due to a COVID travel ban.