Girls Education


With a changed attitude, Nasira tends to guide other girls towards importance of education

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“It is very important to live in a realistic world. Girls’ education is very important to safeguard them from violence and to enable them for decent job” Nasira’s message for other girls. Bedari is implementing Building Child Marriage Free Communities Program in ten communities of District Lahore. Capacity Building trainings and sessions for girls and boys have proven to be very useful as far as confidence, communication and leadership is concerned. While working in the field, […]

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Recent Girls Ed graduate, Maryam speaks about education after being supported through Bedari

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Maryam from one of our communities supported by Girls Education International (GEI) is now successful and running her school. She was supported through GEI project with her education. Join hands with us to support many others and bring their capabilities into practice! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMel9r6GEwQ&feature=youtu.be  

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Girls are more aware about their potentials and capacities and know about using them while dealing with different situations after attending extensive training held by Bedari

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“It was my first experience of attending such training. I have learned a lot from it. I now know how to deal with different circumstances such as sexual harassment,” shared Uzma Shaheen, one of the participants of the training. Bedari organized an extensive training for girls on self-awareness, gender and patriarchal system under building child marriage free communities project at different villages of district Chakwal. Purpose behind planning this activity was to help girls explore and know their potentials and […]

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Child Protection Committee saved Saira from Child Marriage

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Saira is fifteen years old and belongs to a very poor and religious family. She has 8 siblings, four brothers and four sisters. In Saira’s hometown, Muzaffargarh, girls are often married before they reach their sixteenth birthday. Most of the parents in her community view child marriage as a way out of poverty and insecurity. All of Saira’s sisters are victims of early marriage and same case was going to happen with her. Saira’s parents were […]

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Naveed Sultan is a volunteer of change to combat Child Marriage.

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“I was in a shock, but I knew I had to stand for that little girl and save her from child marriage”, expressed Mr. Naveed Sultan, principal of “Al-Hassan Public School” working with Punjab Education Foundation (PEF). Mr. Sultan is running the school from past seven years at Basti Chagra which is situated 7 kilometers from Sheher Sultan on Ali Pur road. He believes that he is striving a lot for the betterment of the […]

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Bedari reunites Noureena with her family

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The stories of women coming to Dar ul Aman are full of pain and distress, but the walls and hearts for unmarried girls at Dar ul Aman are very conservative. This story is of Noureena whom I met during my visit at Dar ul Aman. Noureena told that her mother died when she was only 7 years old. Her father remarried without even thinking about her. He used to be around his second wife all […]

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Zubaida is happy to have support from Bedari for her daughter’s education

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In our cruel society, women are made a victim of domestic, physical, sexual and psychological violence. The worst and more common issue is that women are not considered a living being. People feel proud in considering them as an object to be used according to their needs. Under these circumstances, there are many women who prove their strength by facing these hardships and fighting against them. Many go against the customs and educate their children […]

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The Results Announced – Our girls passed with flying colors

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Bedari, with support from Girls Education International (GEI) has been supporting 101 girls for their post primary education. All the girls appeared for their annual exams in the year 2016. The results for most of the classes have been announced. Here are the details: 35 girls appeared for exams from grade 6 and 7, and 21 from grade 8, all of them passed their exam successfully. 25 girls appeared for the secondary exams, and all of […]

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Education leads to Rabia’s economic empowerment

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“The sole purpose of women is to do household chores and raise children. Their education is rather poin tless.” I grew up listening to these words. I grew up watching my mother harvesting crops and grazing the cattle. Whenever my parents would have an argument, my maternal grandfather was the only one with enough power to put an end to the fight.  Although, my father was strictly against girls going out of the village for education; […]

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Girls learn skills to earn their own living

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Bedari organized a training session on hand made jewelry for girls benefiting from its girls education program in Chakwal on 25th July, 2016. The training was conducted under “Girls Education Program”. Thirty-five girls attended the training where they were taught different techniques for making jewelry with their hands without using expensive tools/machines. These girls are already being supported in their post primary education. The skill training is the value addition component of the program. It […]

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