Isamabad-based Pakistan Alliance for Girls Education has been announced as one of the two laureates of the 2023 UNESCO Prize for Girls' and Women's Education.
According to a statement issued on Thursday, the Prize's international jury recognised the school as an outstanding model of a locally-led initiative that effectively raises awareness of girls and women's right to education.
The Prize honours the outstanding contributions of individuals, institutions and organisations to advance girls' and women's education, and showcases successful projects promoting best practices in the field.
The award is a diploma and a cheque for $50,000 to further the project's work. The Award ceremony was held on Thursday in Beijing in the presence of DG UNESCO, Audrey Azoulay.