The Menace of Unemployment

I stand here alone. At the edge of a busy road. While everyone drives off home after work, I stand quietly. I look up at the sky. It stares back blankly. It is as if God is giving me a reply, a reply to be patient and wait for good to come. I feel like screaming but...

Why do they matter?

Why do they matter? Who are “youth” and why do they matter? Why is this word thrown about the development set? Is it important that Pakistan’s definition of literate is someone aged 15 who can “read and write”? Should one be concerned that this dubious definition...

Quote of the week

“Some parents abandon their kids after giving birth, and then expect schools to take good care of their children” – 25...

Who Controls Your Life?

How much control do you have over your life? It seems that the answer to this question is not a straightforward one for many young people in this country. Take, for example, some research undertaken by the British Council in 2012; their survey of over 5000 18-29 year...