Pakistan is 6th largest country in the world with the population nearly equal to 20 Crore. Almost 60-65% of whole population lives in villages and Remote areas of Pakistan. These villages and people of remote areas do lack the basic facilities of Health and Education. if somehow these facilities are available to them still they do not meet the standards of other countries. Meeting standards of developed countries is a an ideal situation they do not even meet with the Public and Private schools of Cities. This is really bad. Pakistan’s future is out of the schools in Pakistan and estimated 25 Million out of school children exists in Pakistan.
Tehreek-eMinhaj Pakistan President Dr. Hussain Muhaiuddin claims that there 25 Million out of school students in Pakistan while addressing to MES annual Assembly 2016 in Al-Hamra Hall Lahore. Female education is getting worse day by day ,out of these 25 Million children 56% are females.
Pakistan’s overall literacy rate has been decreased up to 57% from 60%.
AlifAilaan Report on Out of School Children:
Pakistan faces an education crisis of unprecedented proportions with nearly half of all children of school-going age out of school. Although there is broad consensus on the problem, its magnitude remains a matter of debate. There is no agreed official figure for the number of out-of-school children (OOSC) in Pakistan. Alifailaan released its report on out of School children with the complete minor to minor details of survey with the title of :
The Crises of Pakistan’s Out of School Children
Here is some Basic Summery of that Report:
Constitution of Pakistan over out of School Children:
Constitution of Pakistan stats that every child has the right to free and Compulsory Education in Pakistan. According to Article 25-A :
“The State shall Provide free and compulsory education to all the to all the children of age five to sixteen years in such manners as may be determined by Law”
Yet millions of children deprived of their Constitutional right of Basic education in Pakistan.
10 Major Reasons for Out of School Children in Pakistan:
There is a complete book of reasons that are causing the children out of schools, and estimated 25 Million children the pure future of Pakistan is out of schools these days, and nobody cares. This is all due to the preferences of our government and administration of Pakistan. Well The 10 major reasons for these out of schools children are given below:
Poor Quality Standards of Public Schools
Lack of Basic facilities in Public Schools
Day by Day increasing expanses on Education
Less allotted Budget to Education Sector (2.68% of Total Budget of Pakistan)
Difference in Standards of Education in Private and Public Schools.
Poor Salaries for the Teachers
Less Stipend and scholarships for the Students
Lack of Awareness regarding Education
Poor Financial circumstances of Families
Regardless of Terrorism activities in KPK , KPK government is working Day and Night to to make revolution in Education Sector of the Province. Their educational poliies are bring change nd comfort in Students, Teachers and Parents lives. And it’s most recent example is Approx. 34,000 students make transition to Government Schools in KP.
Read Full report here: Approx. 34,000 students make transition to Government Schools in KP.