education

  • Hira Saeed Farooqui writes about Taliban’s ban on women from universities.

    On Taliban’s Gynophobic Misogyny & Instrumentalization of Women’s Bodies for Political Ends

    Taliban have continued to impose several restrictions on women’s movement and bodies since their takeover in August 2021. They have already banned girls from attending school beyond the 6th grade and the recent move of banning women from universities is an egregious act of continued subjugation in the name...
  • 25 Women From Global South Shortlisted For Ananke’s Empower Program

    Working at the intersection of journalism, technology, communication, advocacy and development, Ananke – a digital media and development platform – has shortlisted 25 applicants for its Empower Capacity Building and Internship Program 2023. Final interviews and selection begin from Dec 15th, 2022. Ananke has partnered with leading organizations and...
  • Gender Parity Must Start At School

    Gender Parity Must Start At School

    As countries around the world begin to ease self-imposed restrictions to contain the spread of COVID-19, they face a new challenge: reviving their economies and societies, while attempting to restore people’s living standards and the privileges they enjoyed before the pandemic. Of course, in many parts of the world,...
  • Winner of Young Children's Literature Prize, Author Mariam Al Qasimi discusses her latest book titled Diversity at SIBF 2019

    Knowledge Beyond Border at SIBF

    November 5th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): “Cultural events like the Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) play a tremendous role in inculcating a love of reading in the young generation through the hosting of multiple edutainment activities and interactive reading sessions,” remarked Emirati author Sheikha Mariam Saqr Al Qasimi while addressing more...
  • Educate HER

    Ananke's Intern Ayesha Munir focuses on the issue of access to education, shedding light upon obstacles and hindrances that prevent girls’ education....
  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainability II

    To read the first article of the two-part series, click here. It is not untrue to claim that gender equality and education together form the bedrock on which sustainable development is based. It is also a fact that merely raising literacy rates or attaining equality do not solve issues...
  • Educating The Marginalized in Pakistan

    Tell us about Umeed-E-Subh? Umeed-E-Subh (in hope of morning) is a social welfare entity striving to improve community literacy by offering financial and motivational support to orphans, poor and needy students in Pakistan. Our aim is to increase the country’s literacy rate and we strive to create opportunities for...
  • Educate to Empower!

    Women’s Digital League will train 300 women on digital livelihood in six districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), the North Western province of Pakistan. The trainings will be conducted under the World Bank sponsored KP Digital Livelihood Training Program. These trainings have started at partner institutes and organizations in which...
  • Enabling next-gen women in the Middle East

    Tell us about Reach – its ideology and what it strives to achieve? Reach is a non-profit mentoring programme dedicated to helping young women professionals unlock their true potential through structured mentoring with professional support. By sharing their knowledge and expertise with their mentees, within strict rules of confidentiality,...
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