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Women education in pakistan

  1. 1. Presented by: Arif Ali
  2. 2.  Introduction  Importance of female education  Current female education scenario in Pakistan  Reasons behind lower rate of female education in Pakistan  Conclusion/suggestions
  3. 3. Literacy is among one of the indicators of human development. All girls of today are mothers of tomorrow. The role played by mothers in building up a nation is beyond dispute. George Herbert says: “ A mother is worth a hundred school masters.”
  4. 4.  Quaid-e-Azam Said to “The All Pakistan Educational Conference” at Karachi on 27th November 1947 “Education does not merely mean academic education and even that of a very poor type.What we have to do is to mobilize our people and build up a character of our future generation.”
  5. 5.  Literacy Ratio : The over all literacy ratio is 46% in Pakistan  Female Literacy ratio : Female literacy ratio in Pakistan is 26%
  6. 6.  Independent sources and educational experts are skeptical.They place over all literacy rate at 26% and rate for girls and woman at 12%,contending that the higher figure include people who can handle little more than a signature.
  7. 7.  There are 163,000 public schools in Pakistan,of which 40,000 cater to girls.  Punjab 15,000  Sindh 13,000  NWFP 8,000  Balochistan 4000
  8. 8.  Out of total 14,000 lower secondary schools and 10,000 higher secondary schools,5000 and 3000 are respectively for girls.  There are around 250 girls colleges and two medical colleges for women in public sector of 125 districts.
  9. 9.  7 million girls under 10 go to primary schools.  5.4 million between 10-14 attend secondary schools.  3 million go to higher secondary  0.5 million go to universities.
  10. 10. •Parents distinction • Expensive education •Early age marriages •Lack of girls school in remote areas •Militants influence (Malala yousafzai incident) •Limited career fields for women •Male dominance in society
  11. 11. Mother’s Education Impact On a Child:  The children of well-educated mothers are found to be more confident, vibrant, active self reliant, free from anxieties and other psychological problems.They apparently look tidy, pleased and contented.  Less educated mothersThe children of less educated mothers are found shy, lacking in confidence, lacking in interpersonal communication skills, less participation in class activities, low self esteem, less reactive.
  12. 12.  Government shall make education free for all.  Government,NGOs and Social Service Organizations shall work to educate and aware mothers of today about the better bringing up of their children.  Different communities shall work for female education like Kutians Memon community is working.
  13. 13.  Religious icons, scholars and theologians shall take a stand to diminish the negative notions prevailed in the society about girls education.  Media shall project by its advertisement, talk shows and dramas the impotence of female education for a progressive nation.