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February 10, 2018
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Woman official vows to bring girls’ students back in schools

National

February 10, 2018

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CHARSADDA: An enrollment campaign would be carried out in the district in April to bring out-of-school children, particularly girls, back to schools, an official said on Friday. Talking to reporters at her office here, Assistant Commissioner Talat Fahad said that a large number of girls children were out of schools due to lack of required educational institutions in the district.

She said parents did not send daughters to schools for lack of awareness among them about girls children.

The official said a special enrollment campaign would be carried out to bring out of schools girls to schools. There was lack of middle and high schools in the district and parents did not send children to schools situated away from homes, she added.

The official maintained that the district administration would write to the provincial government to establish middle and high schools, particularly for girls in the district to enable them to pursue study to promote girls education there.

One Fazal Ghani said his four daughters had completed their primary level education but they could not continue studies as there was no middle or high school for girls in Ghund Karkana Union Council.

He said he had enrolled his daughters at a religious seminary. According to a survey, around 110,000 children aged between five to 17 years are out of schools for lack of schools, particularly meddle and high schools in the district.

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