Oxfam Pakistan marked the World Education Day on January 24 with the launch of Alif Say Uraan campaign, aimed at establishing the demand for improved enrolment and allocation of resources for the education of girls across Pakistan.
Civil society organization Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi (ITA), in collaboration with Oxfam in Pakistan, United Nations Democracy Fund (UNDEF) and Foundation Open Society Institute (FOSI) Pakistan organized a consultation session on Tuesday in Lahore, with stakeholders from government, civil society and education sector to discuss acceleration of notification and implementation of Punjab Free and Compulsory Education (PFCE) Act 2014.
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