Category Archives: Pakistan Stories

16 Stories in 16 Days |Five| YES WE WILL

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“We (women) are the hope and pride of the nation. We are the real builders and we spread the fragrance of peace all around. Education is our ornaments and the bright future is our destination. We are the beacon of hope for our country, Yes we shall rise by getting and education and YES WE…

16 Stories in 16 Days |One|Changing Perceptions Through Mobile Theatre and Promoting Girls’ Education in Pakistan

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Promoting girls’ education in Pakistan is not only contentious, it can also be highly dangerous.  But it is also vitally important. It is currently estimated that over 6.7 million children are out of school, and the majority of them (62%) are girls.  “I wanted to do something to reach directly out to schools and local…

EA SHARE Project to Increase Inter-religious Tolerance in Pakistan

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Peshawar, January 2014: Equal Access Pakistan is excited to announce the launch of the Social Harmony and Religious Education (SHARE) project. Funded by the US Department of State Bureau of Human Rights, Democracy & Labor, this 18-month project will increase public awareness and understanding of religious tolerance and inter-sectarian respect within Pakistan’s Federally Administrated Tribal…

EA Announces Media Project for Children’s Literacy in Pakistan

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Islamabad, Pakistan. December 10, 2013: Equal Access (EA) is proud to announce the launch of activities on the USAID-funded Pakistan Reading Project (PRP). Implemented by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) and a consortium of ten local and international partner NGOs, this five-year project aims to improve access to quality education in Pakistan, where soaring child illiteracy…

Dreaming of Peace

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My name is Touqeer nawaz from Adina. I read the 2nd year class now, and I am taking my exams.