We are clad in black these days to mourn a young lady who in order to safeguard the spirit and letter of God's Revealed Word for ensuring eternity of humanitarian values, not just sacrificed her peace and life, but also gave to the world illustrious offspring who courted martyrdom so that truth stands forever triumphant over falsehood.
Gender-based discrimination in education is both a cause and a consequence of deep-rooted disparities in society. Poverty, geographical isolation, ethnic background, disability, traditional attitudes about their status and role all undermine the ability of women and girls to exercise their rights.
UNESCO and the Government of Pakistan are launching a three-year programme aimed at increasing enrolment and improving retention and quality of learning for girls in eight remote districts of Pakistan.
Education is a basic human right and is essential for the exercise of all other rights. Yet there are still 774 million illiterate in the world and 58 million children are still out of primary school, and many more young and adult women and men are not learning what they need to know to lead healthy fulfilling lives.
Early childhood is defined as the period from birth to eight years old. A time of remarkable brain growth, these years lay the basis for subsequent development.
As the lead UN agency in education, UNESCO helps countries develop and reform their education systems at all levels -- from early childhood through primary, secondary, post-secondary to higher education -- in all settings (formal, non-formal and informal) and for children, youth and adults.
Many students are shocked when they realize that modern Euro-American culture is the embodiment of a multi-dimensional world view or belief system that is commonly called “modernism.”
Faced with high levels of youth unemployment, rapidly changing labour markets, technological advancement, globalisation, and persistent social inequalities and tensions, many governments are prioritising the development of skills for the world of work through technical and vocational education and training (TVET).
Prophet Mohammed (saw) has said, “Fatima is part of me, whoever harms her, harms me.” Prophet Mohammed (saw) has also said, “Fatima is part of me, whoever disappoints her, disappoints me.”
A Brief Biography of Lady Fatima Az-Zahra(as) The daughter of the Last Messenger (pbuh&hf) and the Mother of the Imams (as)
Gender equality is a global priority for UNESCO and is inextricably linked to UNESCO’s efforts to promote the right to education and support the achievement of the Education for All (EFA) and broader development goals.
Literacy is a human right and the basis for lifelong learning. It empowers individuals, families and communities and improves their quality of life. Because of its “multiplier effect”, literacy helps eradicate poverty, reduce child mortality, curb population growth, achieve gender equality and ensure sustainable development, peace and democracy.
Teachers, their training, recruitment, retention, status and working conditions are among UNESCO’s top priorities.
Iranian poet and writer of Children’s books, Jafar Ebrahimi, advised parents to tell stories or sing lullabies to their children at least once a week.
Hundreds of hidden nearby galaxies have been studied for the first time, shedding light on a mysterious gravitational anomaly dubbed the Great Attractor.
Both the Millennium Development Goals and the Education for All goals should be met in 2015, but by now we know that none of the goals will be met by their deadline if current trends continue.
Within any organization, systems and structure is required to ensure that all the trains run on time.
Any good parent wants their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.