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Data shows 26.2 million children are currently out of school in Pakistan Pakistan
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Data shows 26.2 million children are currently out of school in Pakistan

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 26 Feb 2024, 06:51 pm

Pakistan is witnessing a staggering crisis with over 26.2 million children currently out of school, media reports said.

Sindh, in particular, grapples with a significant challenge, with more than 7.6 million children not attending any educational institution, reported The Express Tribune.

The figures came to light during the Sindh provincial consultation on free and compulsory education.

The event on Friday was held as a collaborative effort between the National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) and the School Education and Literacy Department, Sindh government.

The meeting was chaired by NCRC Chairperson Ayesha Raza Farooq.

Speaking on the occasion, Farooq stressed that education is not merely a right but a fundamental pillar for the nation's progress., reported The Express Tribune.

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