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Banned from school, Afghan girls turn to madrassas

The number of Islamic schools has grown across Afghanistan since the Taliban returned to power in August 2021

Library thrives in Pakistan’s ‘wild west’ gun market town

Libraries are rare in Pakistan's rural areas, and the few that exist in urban centres are often poorly stocked and infrequently used

Video: Pope Francis’ January prayer intention for educators

Pope Francis invites the faithful to pray “that educators may be credible witnesses, teaching fraternity rather than confrontation"

Future of poor children uncertain as India ends scholarship program

The scholarship scheme has benefitted about 52 million students, including 5.4 million Christians and 33 million Muslims

School pressure leads to suicides among young people in Hong Kong

Pressure from school and the growing competitiveness among young people are triggers for suicides among the youth in Hong Kong

Floods sweep future from Pakistan schoolchildren

In Pakistan, where a third of the country lives in hardship on less than US$4 a day, education is a rare ticket out of grinding poverty

Taliban add more compulsory religion classes to Afghan universities

Many conservative Afghan clerics in the hardline Islamist Taliban, which swept back into power a year ago, are skeptical of modern education

Taliban fighters swap arms for books as hundreds return to school

Since the Taliban swept back to power in August last year, hundreds of fighters have returned to school

India’s Cardinal Gracias stresses need for values education in Catholic schools

The curriculum is inclusive of personal, moral, spiritual, emotional, behavioral, social, cultural, aesthetic and patriotic values

India’s southern state schools to go gender neutral

The Kerala State Commission for Protection of Child Rights has directed to convert all schools in the state into co-ed schools

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