UK pledges funding for girls’ education

Islamabad : The United Kingdom (UK) on Saturday announced a bilateral programme worth up to £130 million to support girls’ education in Pakistan saying the initiative will impact around 17 million children. According to officials, the Prime Minister’s Girls’ Education Action Plan launched in May this year sets out practical steps to deliver the UK’s […]

Gulwareen Bacha new Pashto song depicts girl’s desire for education

MARDAN: A new Pashto song depicting a young girl’s desire to receive education has been doing the rounds on social media platforms. The song, “Za Maktab Ta Zam” will be released on March 8 to help promote girls’ education in the Pashtun belt. The song has been sung and composed by prominent Pashto singer, Gulwareen […]

‘Education key to better future for girls’

Islamabad : Ahead of the International Women’s Day, representatives of the government of Pakistan, Girls’ Education Challenge, a flagship programme of the UK Department for International Development, British High Commission and international NGO Agency for Technical Cooperation and Development held a joint event here on Friday to underscore challenges to girls’ education and find viable […]

Parents urged to get daughters enrolled in schools

LANDIKOTAL: A welfare organization here on Sunday arranged a walk and jirga to raise awareness on girls’ education .The jirga urged parents to improve girls’ education. A large number of  educationists, parents and members  attended the jirga. District Education Officer Planning and Development Khyber Misal Khan Shalmani was the chief guest . Newly elected local […]