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Minorities and education: equal rights for all students guaranteed by the constitution
A Christian scholar says that it is necessary to develop curricula that promote tolerance and human rights in order to fight violence and extremism. As it stands the current school system favours Muslims, providing them with advantages and privileges. School textbooks nurture a “sense of segregation” among minorities.
Pakistani textbooks packed with anti-Christian bias
School curriculum is strong on religious discrimination and the glorification of war but zero on developing critical faculties.
Minorities demand equal rights as country celebrates independence
As Pakistan celebrates 60 years since independence from the United Kingdom, thousands of people from minority communities demand equal rights, appealing to the vision of the Father of the nation, Ali Jinnah. Former Prime Minister Bhutto says country is in great need for a “voice against religious intolerance.”
The Church's commitment for Indian women
On International Women's Day, the Bishop of Agra Recalls the continuing and widespread activity of the Church to ensure women’s dignity and tehir rightful place in society and the Church itself. Examples of Mother Teresa and St. Alphonsa.
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Pakistan census ignores Sikhs, refers to Christians disparagingly
For the first time in 19 years, Pakistan holds a census, but fails to acknowledge the existence of Sikhs, Parsees and Baha'is. Pakistan is the sixth most populous country in the world with more than 200 million people.
Religious minorities worse off in 2006
All Pakistan Minorities Alliance chairman speaks out against the situation on International Human Rights Day. He complains about the misuses of national laws and the growing social discrimination as well as the inaction of Christian politicians.
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