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Female Education in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Mar 25

3:00PM to 5:00PM

SDPI, Islamabad

Note:
You may also watch live streaming of the event at http://www.sdpi.tv/live.php

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The
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government in 2007 initiated a stipend program to promote
girls education and increase enrolments at secondary school level across the province.
Under this program, stipend money was given to each girl between the class six
to ten from year 2006 and onward. The target area of this stipend program
comprised of seven backward districts including Batagram, Bonair, Hangu,
Kohistan, Shangla, Tank, and Upper Dir.  SDPI team has conducted a
research study to review the outcomes of this program.  The seminar
features the launch of study findings and a discussion to bridge gender and
improve girls education not only in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa but throughout Pakistan.

Contact Person:

Sadia Sharif

Policy
Advocacy and Outreach

Sustainable
Development Policy Institute     

38,
Old Embassy Road

(Atta
Turk Avenue), G-6/3,    

Ph:
051-2278134-6, Ext: 111

Fax:
051-2278135

Email: main@sdpi.org

[ Image Source: http://centralasiaonline.com/shared/images/2010/09/20/PakEducation.jpg ]

Chair: Dr Vaqar Ahmed, Deputy Executive Director, SDPI

Speakers:

  • Mr Muhammad
    Zeshan, Economist, SDPI

Discussants

  • Dr Aisha Anees Malik, HoD, Social Science and Assistant
    Professor, Iqra University
  • Ms Maria Tahir, Programme Manager, Pakistan Coalition for
    Education