The Right to Education
The UNESCO Database on the Right to Education provides detailed information on the ratification of normative instruments and monitoring status of the right to education including national reports; constitutional and legal frameworks as well as education policies of the selected country.
See the individual profile of Pakistan
Country Report: implementation of convention and recommendation against discrimination in education, 2016.
The UNESCO-GEM Report World Inequality Database on Education (WIDE) highlights the powerful influence of circumstances, such as wealth, gender, ethnicity and location, over which people have little control but which play an important role in shaping their opportunities for education and life. It draws attention to unacceptable levels of education inequality across countries and between groups within countries.
Reports and academic works
Girls’ and Women’s Right to Education - Overview of the Measures Supporting the Right to Education for Girls and Women reported on by Member States, UNESCO, Monitoring of the Implementation of the Convention and Recommendation against Discrimination in Education (8th Consultation, 2014)
KidsRights. (2013). ACCESS DENIED! – Girls’ Equal Right to Education in a global context, with a focus on Pakistan.
Aslam, M. & Atherton, P. (2012). The ‘Shadow’ Education Sector in India and Pakistan: The Determinants, Benefits and Equity Effects of Private Tutoring. ESP Working Paper Series n. 38.