Non-Teaching Staff Lack Sanitation and Security Staff

Non-Teaching Staff Lack Sanitation and Security Staff

A Report Based on the Monitoring of 109 Government Boys’ Primary Schools in March 2011 A majority of government boys’ primary schools, monitored by FAFEN during March 2011, did not have the services of sanitary and support staff. As many as 94% of monitored schools did not have a serving sanitary worker, 81% were without security…

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FAFEN Violence Monitor: 454 Deaths in political violence during three months

Due to frequent incidents of target killings in Karachi, Sindh experienced the highest number of incidents of political violence between December 2010 and February 2011. The region reported highest number of incidents in the previous quarter (September-November 2010) as well, however, a decrease of 43% was observed in the current reporting period. While Sindh experienced highest number of incidents of political violence, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa remained the most violent as 169 out of a total 454 deaths were reported in the region. Of the total 240 incidents of political violence recorded by FAFEN between December 2010 and February 2011 from across Pakistan, 90 (37%) incidents were reported solely from Sindh. Balochistan reported 78 incidents followed by Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (45), Federally Administered Tribal Areas (18), Gilgit-Baltistan (5), Punjab (3), and Islamabad Capital Territory (1).

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10 Probable Poliomyelitis Cases Reported in Sindh

10 Probable Poliomyelitis Cases Reported in Sindh

ISLAMABAD, April 13, 2011: Ten cases of probable poliomyelitis were reported in Health Offices in Sindh in January 2011 (five each in Umerkot and Jacobabad), according to FAFEN’s monthly Health Scan, a report analyzing the data of a selection of diseases gathered by FAFEN Monitors from Health Offices across Pakistan.

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No Library in Majority of Girls High Schools

No Library in Majority of Girls High Schools

ISLAMABAD, 4th April, 2011: One in every 10 sanctioned teaching posts in monitored government girls’ high schools is lying vacant nationwide, where one teacher has to teach, on an average, 33 girls. Among the monitored schools, 55% did not have a library and 43% had no playgrounds. The government needs to ensure the availability of staff and facilities for the education of female students in the country, says FAFEN Education Monitor released here Monday.

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Murder and Attempted Murder Make 5% of Total Crime Caseload in 72 Districts

Murder and Attempted Murder Make 5% of Total Crime Caseload in 72 Districts

The cases of murder and attempted murder continued to dominate the crime figures in the country in terms of spread and intensity during the month of January nationwide. These crimes against humanity were reported in 66 out of 72 districts monitored by FAFEN. With 1,452 documented cases- 638 premeditated murder and 814 attempted murder cases-…

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