Strengthening the fight against Pakistan’s learning crisis

Students wearing facemasks attend a class at a government school in Lahore on September 15, 2020 after the educational institutes were reopened nearly six months after the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus. (AFP)
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Updated 23 October 2020

Strengthening the fight against Pakistan’s learning crisis

October 22: It was a tough time for Abdul and his family, when schools in Pakistan were forced to close…

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‘Moving mountains’: How Pakistan’s ‘invisible’ women won workers’ rights

Updated 02 December 2020

‘Moving mountains’: How Pakistan’s ‘invisible’ women won workers’ rights

December 2: The Guardian report by Zofeen Ebrahim states that Shamim Bano has been an invisible worker for 40 years. Working 12-hour days from home as a “cropper” in the port city of Karachi, she cuts the loose threads off clothing and makes samosas to sell at schools.

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