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Denied education, Afghan girls turn to trade skills training

When the Taliban came, Aimen lost any chance of going to college. Unable to continue her studies in Pakistan, she enrolled in a beautician training course at Rangeet Welfare Organization in the hopes of starting her own business some day.

Refugee children’s education threatened by deportation

Quetta's Qadirabad village is host to 40,000 Afghan refugees. Their children, who since 2009 have been studying in the village’s sole open-air volunteer school, now face uncertainty as the caretaker government pushes for deportation.

Political Parties urged to take measures for educational reforms

Independent education policy experts, government stakeholders, and political parties agreed on introducing reforms for more inclusive and equitable quality education at a conference organized by CSJ, ITA, and HRCP.

Less than 10% women in STEM in Pakistan: gender stereotypes or choice?

In a country where only 13% of the girls are still in school by the time they reach the ninth grade, it is not surprising that families do not focus on their education and career.

Torkham to Kabul – Part 1

Aaj TV Peshawar bureau chief Farzana Ali recounts her journey from the Torkham border to the seat of power in Afghanistan under Taliban rule.

Swat elders demand security forces vacate school and college buildings

February 27th, 2021; Bureau Report; SAWAT; The education of girls continues to be mired in difficulties in Swat as elders again demand government vacate buildings of institutions in use of security forces for the last 12 years.