Oscar winning documentary filmmaker and Alif Ailaan ambassador, Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy talks about education in Pakistan and why she supports Alif Ailaan.
Alif Ailaan organized a seminar in Lahore on the Impediments in the Implementation of Article 25-A. The panelist were Raja Muhammad Anwer, the chairman of Punjab Education Foundation, Syed Waqas Jafri, Deputy Secretary General of the Jamaat-e-Islami, Abbas Rashid, the Chairman of Society for Advancement of Education (SAHE) and Rafay Alam, a prominent lawyer and activist. Students, educationists and civil society activists attended the panel discussion
14 March, 2013
While Balochistan and Sindh have passed an ordinance and a bill respectively to implement article 25-A of the constitution, Punjab is still struggling to formally recognize the right of every child to free and compulsory education.