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Afghan girls’ education

One of the biggest drawbacks facing Afghanistan after the Taliban takeover has been the inability of young girls and women to continue their education. Many countries have raised concerns over the decision and others have referred to it as an

Afghan girls must not be excluded from school: UNICEF

KABUL: The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has welcomed the reopening of secondary schools in Afghanistan on Saturday, after months of closure due to coronavirus pandemic, but stressed that girls must not be kept from the classroom. “We are deeply worried”,

Education stipends

Education is the building block of a developed and prosperous society. Unfortunately in Pakistan, more than 22.6 million children are out of school while the education system is in shambles. Successive governments have failed to give importance to education. The

Teenage girl sent to jail for motorbike theft

KARACHI: An teenage girl involved in motorbike lifting has been sent to jail on judicial remand. A girl named Beenish was presented before the court of Judicial Magistrate West. The investigation officer in his report presented before the court stated

First Mountain Girls Premier League tournament held in Hunza

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s first-ever ‘Mountain Girls Premier League’ football tournament was held in Hunza. The final was played between Gulmit Young Stars Club as they defeated Shah Talib FC 2-0 in the final. Ten teams from all over Hunza have participated

The famous teenager

Irrespective of the differing perspective, there is no denying that Malala Yousafzai has lived a rather extraordinary life. Just as the teenage years of the 21st Century are nearly over, the United Nations has now deservingly declared her as the

Mehwish Hayat named goodwill ambassador for girls’ rights

Actress Mehwish Hayat has been appointed as the goodwill ambassador for girls by the Ministry of Human Rights. The Punjab Nahi Jaungi superstar shared the news in a video message on Twitter saying, “Delighted to be appointed by the Ministry

Burqas distributed at govt school in Mardan

PESHAWAR: Body-shrouding ‘shuttlecock’ burqas were distributed among female students at Girls Middle School in Union Council Palo Dheri of district Rustam in Mardan. The garments were reportedly bought from Rs 100,000 fund by former district councillor Muzaffar Shah. Around Sixty-nine