Doing Less, Wanting Bigger Pay — Protesting Teachers in Peshawar

Today, for the third day, the teachers at the University of Peshawar continued to protest against the government’s failure to fulfill its promise of increasing teachers’ pay by 20 percent. There were no classes on campus as teachers boycotted classes and offices at various departments also remained closed. This was not only the case at the University of Peshawar but the universities of the entire province are reportedly observing the same strike.… [Read more]

Sexual Exploitation in Pakistani Universities – Students’ Perspective

Sexual harassment of female students and women workers are increasingly being reported from different public sector universities in Pakistan. After the controversy of sexual harassment of females in the University of Peshawar, more such reputed institutions made news for similar cases, including the latest scandal of rape and exploitation at the International Islamic University of Islamabad.… [Read more]