No more neglecting education

By Gulfam Mustafa

Recently, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani announced the government’s top priorities for the next budget. Electricity and employment top the list. Although this is all good news, I would like to ask our premier, what about education?

Without a doubt, the electricity crisis is the most important issue Pakistan is facing right now. The country is . . . → Read More: No more neglecting education

An education in conflict

In conflict-affected states, children are being left behind by state and private schooling networks.

Despite widespread commitments on paper to the second Millennium Development Goal – the provision of universal primary education by 2015 – 72 million children remain out of school. More worryingly, 39 million (54 per cent) of these children reside in conflict-affected . . . → Read More: An education in conflict