Women, girls and malala: research on gender and education in pakistan, and beyond by alexandra raphel malala yousafzai, the co-recipient of the 2014 nobel peace prize , has been advocating across the world for girls’ educational rights, even in the face of extremely difficult circumstances in her home country of pakistan, where gunmen. Girls’ education in pakistan girls’ education has always been a point of concern in many developing nations pakistan is one among them the economic survey of pakistan (2015 – 2016) highlights a 2 percent decline in the nation’s literacy rates from 60 percent to 58 percent also, while the urban areas mark a literacy rate of 74 percent, it is as low as 49 percent in the rural areas.
Pakistan has some of the worst education indicators globally: • pakistan has the world’s second highest number of children out of school, reaching 51 million in 2010 this is equivalent to 1 in 12 of the world’s out-of-school children • two-thirds of pakistan’s out of school children are girls, amounting to over 3 million girls out of school. Pakistan has the world's second-highest number of children -- more than 5 million -- not attending school more than 3 million of those not in school are girls as malala yousafzai's shooting last.
My country pakistan is again in the global news for a tragic incident just as malala yousafzai, students and often girls keep on being attacked by terrorists just for wanting to go to school malala was awarded the nobel peace prize for her tireless advocacy for children and girls rights for education above all, she is one of pakistan’s youth. Women's education in pakistan is a fundamental right of every female citizen, according to article thirty-seven of the constitution of pakistan, but gender discrepancies still exist in the educational sector.
In october 2012, 14 year old school girl malala yousafzai was shot and seriously injured by taliban militants in north-west pakistan malala was targeted for campaigning for girls' right to education. 7 facts about education in pakistan the malala fund, co-founded by malala yousafzai, is dedicated to helping girls receive education the organization helps to rebuild schools and increase female enrollment within vulnerable pakistani and global communities. Women, girls and malala: research on gender and education in pakistan, and beyond by alexandra raphel malala yousafzai, the co-recipient of the 2014 nobel peace prize , has been advocating across the world for girls’ educational rights, even in the face of extremely difficult circumstances in her home country of pakistan, where gunmen attempted to assassinate her in 2012.
Every day, girls face barriers to education caused by poverty, cultural norms and practices, poor infrastructure, violence and fragility girls’ education is a strategic development priority for the world bank. Pakistan: the first and second punjab education sector projects supported tuition vouchers for 150,000 vulnerable adolescent girls in the punjab with low access to schooling, as well as cash stipends for 400,000 girls in low literacy areas to encourage secondary school attendance this resulted in a nine percent increase in girls’ enrollment in secondary public schools. In pakistan, 39 percent of girls are not in school, compared with 30 percent of boys 8 a boy has a 15 percent greater chance of starting primary school in pakistan than a girl does.
Pakistan’s girls face big challenges in pakistan, 32% of children (pdf) are out of school girls in pakistan face unique challenges and disadvantages two-thirds (pdf) of pakistan’s out of school children are girls, amounting to over 3 million girls out of school however, too often we portray girls without power and no opportunities to prosper in society. Here are some eye-opening facts about girls' education in pakistan: 1 in pakistan, 54 million children of primary school age are not in school 62 percent of them are girls in pakistan, 39.
In pakistan, girls are less educated than boys as we know 30% of girls are educated in pakistan as compared to boys a woman is expected to take care of the home as wife and mother, whereas the male are seen to do outside work like jobs education for boys is prioritized over girls, because it is.