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Education in Pakistan

Pakistani students and civil society activists rally against ban on students' unions in Karachi, Pakistan. Students backed by rights activists are holding rallies across the country in a rare show of strength to urge Prime Minister Imran Khan to lift a decades-long ban on peaceful political activities at education institutions.

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This photo made available by Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, England shows Malala Yousufzai saying goodbye as she is discharged from the hospital. Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban for promoting education for girls.

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Pakistani school children attend an English class in an outdoor school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad.

AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen

Pakistani girls pose for a camera at a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani children attend a daily class to learn how to read verses from the Muslim holy book at a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani children hold copies of the Quran during a daily class at a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani boys attend a daily class to learn verses of the Quran at a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani boys in a class as they learn verses of the Quran at a poor neighborhood on the outskirts of Islamabad

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani and Afghan refugee children play in a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani children in a daily class to learn verses of the Quran at a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

Pakistani boys attend a daily class to learn verses of the Quran at a poor neighbourhood on the outskirts of Islamabad

AP Photo/Vincent Thian

A Pakistani student stands by the rubble of her school, after it was destroyed by Taliban militants, in Mingora, the capital of Pakistan's troubled valley of Swat

AP Photo/B.K. Bangash

Pakistani students gather inside a tent serving as their makeshift classroom, after their school was destroyed by Taliban militants, in Mingora, the capital of Pakistan's troubled valley of Swat

AP Photo/B.K. Bangash

Pakistani religious students run between the wickets during a cricket match in Islamabad, Pakistan. Pakistan government is trying to bring madrasa students in main stream of education by teaching them English, Science and Mathematic.

AP Photo/B.K.Bangash