Facts

Trust

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Only 10% of young people have confidence in national or local government, the courts, or the police.

Taken from the report titled "Pakistan: The Next Generation"
PDF link to report : http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/world/20091122_pstan.pdf

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Education

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

7 million children of primary school age (5-9 years) do not attend school.

Taken from report titled "The Education System in Pakistan"
PDF link to report:http://www.teachereducation.net.pk/files/sa4.pdf

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Gender Disparities

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Pakistan has among the highest gender disparities in the world.  In NWFP only 63 girls are enrolled against a 100 boys in primary schools.

Taken from report titled "PSA country report: Pakistan"
PDF link to report: http://www.dfid.gov.uk/Documents/publications/PSA/E_Pakistan.pdf

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Poverty

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Pakistan is a young and increasingly urban society. Half its citizens are under twenty; two thirds have yet to reach their thirtieth birthday.

Taken from the report titled "Pakistan: The Next Generation"
PDF link to report : http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/world/20091122_pstan.pdf

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Corruption

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

Overall, just 4% of the next generation believes that corruption in Pakistan society is low.

Taken from the report titled "Pakistan: The Next Generation"
PDF link to report : http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/pdf/world/20091122_pstan.pdf

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