UNESCO: Children learning under a tree with little resources need better quality education, Pakistan. Photo: UNESCO/Amima Sayeed


NBC News: A Pakistani protestor holds a candle and a poster that reads: “Are you with us or the Taliban? Long live Malala Yousufzai” and shows 15-year-old schoolgirl Malala Yousufzai, who was shot by the Taliban for speaking out in support of education for women, during a candlelight vigil in Islamabad, Pakistan, Oct. 11, 2012. Yousufzai risked her life to attend school.


NBC News: Afghan refugees and Pakistani children, who were displaced with their families from Pakistan’s tribal areas due to fighting between militants and the army, are examined by their teacher during their daily class to learn how to recite verses of the holy Quran, in a mosque, on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan, Oct. 17


Saiyna Bashir: Young children from a remote village in Chitral at a Basic Education Community School, an informal education centre in District Chitral, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. (UNICEF/Saiyna Bashir)


Wilson Center: Thousands of schools in KP province like this one need construction since the 2005 earthquake, despite billions in international assistance (Pakistan’s Education Crisis, Nadia Naviwala, 2015)


Al Jazeera: Because there are not enough teachers in Pakistan, older pupils are often asked to teach classes. In this photo, Razia, a fifth-grader, supervises a first-grade class while her teacher, Sanobar, teaches other students.

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