Play Hard, Live Free: Where Wild Play Still Rules

NPR – Eric Westervelt “There are only a handful of these “wild playgrounds” in the country. They embrace the theory that free, unstructured play is vital for children and offer an antidote to the hurried lifestyles, digital distractions and...

Will The Taliban Attack Make Parents Afraid To Send Kids To School?

NPR – Marc Silver “Last week, the Taliban attacked the Army Public School in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing more than 140 people, most of them schoolchildren. In a country where only 57 percent of elementary-school age children attend school, how will this...

Better Education and Girls’ Rights in Pakistan Start Now

The Huffington Post – Sarah Brown “Amid the sadness and sorrows of a summer where children’s rights have been ignored, neglected, and trampled upon in the world’s conflict zones, there is a glimmer of hope. In the Pakistan province of Sindh,...

Learn Chinese to get a job!

Pakistan Today – Staff Writer “Pakistan-China Institute Chairman Senator Mushahid Hussain Sayed has said that to capture the huge job market in projects related to Pak-China Economic Corridor, Pakistani youth and varsities must obtain benefit from Online...

You Know Malala. Now, Meet Shiza

Reuters – Staff Writer Malala Yousafzai is a living legend. That a 15-year-old girl would be targeted and shot by the Taliban, live to tell the tale and then continue to fight for the education of women in Pakistan is the kind of story that cuts through cultural...