Vocational training

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Lensational-the social enterprise that empowers women

August 3, 2016

Lensational is a social enterprise that aims to empower women economically and emotionally through photography. It works through local volunteers and with local organizations to provide photography workshops and leadership lessons to women and girls. They have worked in eleven countries across Africa and Asia over three years and have reached over three hundred women […]

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Pakhtunkhwa to produce Entrepreneurs to counter Terrorism

August 2, 2016

Pervez Khattak – Chief Minister of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa inaugurated Captain Asfand Yar Bokhari Shaheed Vocational Training Centre on Thursday at PAF Camp Badaber. It is situated in a remote location in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa which was previously one of the strongholds of terrorists in the region. This showcases Pakistani Army’s resolve to fight terrorism and their […]

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Pakistan witnesses increase in enrollment at technical...

June 22, 2016

In Pakistan, 3.6 thousand technical and vocational institutes were functional at national level in 2015. According to APP 19.4 thousand teachers were engaged with these institutes. The fiscal year 2015 registered a 3.7% increase in enrollment at technical schools. According to Pakistan Economic Survey, it is estimated that the enrollment will increase by 2.6% in […]

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The case of disabled persons in Pakistan

June 16, 2016

The ILO and UN experts report that 15% of the world’s population is disabled and 80% of them are of employable age.The report by the UN also highlights that “persons with disabilities are disproportionately represented among the poorest segments of the society and 80% of them reside in developing countries.” According to a recent survey, […]