16 Days of Activism 2018 - Blog

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Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Saima Saleem stands as a role model for women to stand up for their rights. Being blind and a woman, made her more susceptible to discrimination in our society. However, this did not hold her back to stand up for her rights.

Like her sister and brother, Saima was born blind but with a strong determination to excel. Saima has an M.Phil. in English Lit ...

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Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Umaima is from a humble background where her father supports her family of five on a small income. With the limited salary, Umaima’s father was unable to support her desire for a quality higher education. Umaima has always had a passion for art and creativity, which her family acknowledged and supported after realizing ...

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Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Salva Robab Chohan belongs to a middle-class family from Sialkot city. Her father is a driver. She is the eldest of her siblings, with two younger sisters who are able to continue their studies because of the scholarships offered by the NTS. The children know that they belong to a self-made family and have faced many hardships, thus taking a keen interest in their studies to get scholarships on ...

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Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

In a small village of Mirpurkhas lives a family with four sons and daughters, of which the eldest in Aiman. Aiman’s father runs a small store with which he supports his entire family. Considering her financial constraints and her background from a family that doesn’t see value in girls’ education, Aiman never dreamt she would be able to continue her studies. Despite this, she ...

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Posted By Baela Raza Jamil is the Trustee/Advisor for the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Aasoo, born in a peasant family in a village Meena Ji Dhani near Umerkot in the province of Sindh is the only girl from her village to have received formal education. Known as Aasu Bai, the reason Aasoo received education was her disability, which for many becomes the reason for not receiving education. At the age of five due to receiving an injection from a quack (which is a common practice in ...

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Posted By Baela Raza Jamil is the Trustee/Advisor for the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Meet Ms. Noreena Shams -an awesome Young Leader, the Iron Woman in Sports from Lower Dir, Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa!  Enough is Enough! Sixteen Days of Activism! 2018 Ending Gender Based Violence Against Women in Pakistan!

Today I am simply sharing this from Wikipedia about this amazing Pakistani Sportswoman Young Leader & Champion Noreena ...

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Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Saluting-Mahjabeen today, a 33 year old female teacher who commutes on a motorbike daily to teach her students in DG Khan South Punjab, Pakistan. She has Broken ALL Boundaries for her passion to teach! 

These subaltern stories reaffirm our confidence in the art of the possible! For Mahjabeen Burqa gives her protect ...

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Posted By Baela Raza Jamil is the Trustee/Advisor for the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

Our Sub-Altern Heroes of Pakistan-Nargis Hameedullah! 19 Years old Karate Champion Quetta, Balochistan - Defying Traditions for National Pride!

“I always wanted to be the one to bring about a change,” Nargis told Al Jazeera. “I’m very happy to be able to write my name in history”. Oh there are so many Firsts for Nargis Hameedullah and for Pakistan! Nargis a ...

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Posted By Baela Raza Jamil is the Trustee/Advisor for the Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA)
Education in Pakistan: Idara e Taleem o Aagahi ITA

16 Days of Activism begins today across the world and in Pakistan. From 25 November (the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to 10 December (Human Rights Day), the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign is a time to galvanize action to end violence against women and girls around the world. This years’ theme is to “End Gender-Based Vio ...

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