25 Million Broken Promises

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.

In our new study, 25 Million Broken Promises: The Crisis of Pakistan’s Out-of-School Children, we attempt to introduce clarity to the debate. Using publicly available statistics, this report analyses the data to calculate the number of OOSC in the country. 

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