Peshawar. The common rooms are separately in the university.  The education is usually mixed with girls and boys in a class room. But they can’t sit side by side. The legal system of Pakistan formally acknowledges the equal rights that women hold under Islam: women can vote, contest elections, own property and make their own chooses as citizens. But in reality, the position of many women is that of second-class citizen. Access to education is limited for girls and women. According to government estimate, only 60.000 girls (as opposed to 105.000 boys) were enrolled in primary schools. Women accounted for only 29% of total university enrolments. The literacy level for women has increased 12% in 1972 to 31% in nowadays but is still lower than men's (60%) (image by Gyula Sopronyi)
Peshawar. The common rooms are separately in the university. The education is usually mixed with girls and boys in a class room. But they can’t sit side by side. The legal system of Pakistan formally acknowledges the equal rights that women hold under Islam: women can vote, contest elections, own property and make their own chooses as citizens. But in reality, the position of many women is that of second-class citizen. Access to education is limited for girls and women. According to government estimate, only 60.000 girls (as opposed to 105.000 boys) were enrolled in primary schools. Women accounted for only 29% of total university enrolments. The literacy level for women has increased 12% in 1972 to 31% in nowadays but is still lower than men's (60%)
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