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Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal

Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal
27 Female Teachers Learn Innovative Pedagogical Methods Ishrat teaches middle school children at the Bright Future Model School in Khanewal. This particular day, she decides to give her students flash cards and asks them not to open their books. She senses the excitement in the classroom as her students mouth ...
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Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women

Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women
Residency Program Empowers Women of FATA Faiza Asghar, a student of International Relations at Peshawar University, did not know much about entrepreneurship, crises communication, or business development. That was, however, before she attended a five-day residency program in Nathia Gali on the theme of entrepreneurship and crises communication with 20 ...
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Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh

Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh
Empowers Participants to Become Agents of Peace On July 30, 2016, Hyderabad welcomed 200 youth activists hailing from different ethnic and religious minorities from Tharparkar, Umarkot, Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Nawabshah and Karachi for a riveting dialogue on peace and interfaith harmony. From local heroes to youth ...
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No One Left Behind: Leadership Conference Promotes Inclusion for All

No One Left Behind: Leadership Conference Promotes Inclusion for All
Conference Equips Participants with Tools for Inclusive Leadership Asfandyar Khattak works on advancing quality education in the town of Nowshera.  Being a person with disability, he has a firm belief in pursuing an inclusive approach.  This is why when he found out about a conference being organized on the principle ...
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Alumna Raises Awareness on Learning Disabilities in Students

Alumna Raises Awareness on Learning Disabilities in Students
Project Sensitizes Over 900 Participants on the Subject As a teacher, Arif Khan devoted his time and energy in nourishing the young minds with education and knowledge – both in and out of class.  However, he often wondered the reasons behind the gaps in learning abilities of his students. “Being ...
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Mother-Daughter Club Empowers Women in Lyari

Mother-Daughter Club Empowers Women in Lyari
By Rimsha Ali Shah Draped in a black shawl, Raj Bibi with her twelve-year-old daughter hurries across the hustling marketplace towards the community center. As she walks through the narrow streets of Lyari, she sees many of her neighbors – mothers and daughters – walking together in the same direction. ...
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Exploring Visual Culture through Sensory Stimuli

Exploring Visual Culture through Sensory Stimuli
By Rimsha Ali Shah Holding the lead pencil in her hand, Sadia wondered, what could she possibly draw when all she could see was darkness? Up until the age of 12, Sadia had no problem in seeing the things around her. An unfortunate illness, however, left her visually impaired. Sensing ...
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2nd Pakistan Law Moot Sets the Stage for Mooting on International Law

2nd Pakistan Law Moot Sets the Stage for Mooting on International Law
By Rimsha Ali Shah Shuffling through her notes and adding short pointers hurriedly before her turn to plead the case, Hareem was back where she embraced her interest in mooting.  It was the same courtroom with the same competitive energy Hareem knew too well from last year when she participated ...
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Sabz Khawab: Alumna Produces Pakistan’s Greenest Radio Show

Sabz Khawab: Alumna Produces Pakistan’s Greenest Radio Show
By Rimsha Ali Shah Traveling with their family for a picnic to a nearby picnic spot, young Aliya and Ali were horror-struck to see the once lush green forest torn down with machines and engulfed with clouds of dust.  They learn all the trees had been chopped off to pave ...
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Ek Qadam: One Step Towards Change

Ek Qadam: One Step Towards Change
By Rimsha Ali Shah Tanzeela Bashir, an alumna of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program, vividly recalls the poor condition of sanitation and hygiene in the school where she studied till Class 9th.  “The restrooms were always in a dismal condition, the water filtration plant hardly worked, and there was no ...
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