The monsoon rains last from July to September but their devastation lingers on. During this turbulent time, children’s education is also disrupted.
Mai Deenul leads a busy life; when she is not busy with household chores, she is on the road, going door-to-door, visiting women and examining children of her village and in nearby villages.
Amina*, 13, lives in a small village of Pakistan, and is the youngest of three children. Her father works as the gatekeeper of the local primary school, and is also a tenant farmer. Her mother passed away when Amina was five. Five years ago, she dropped out of school.
The Urban Disadvantage; Save the Children’s 16th annual flagship report which focuses on rapidly urbanizing world and the poorest mothers and children who struggle to survive despite overall urban progress. Launching on the same day across the world, Save the Children Pakistan Country Office shared the state of affairs regarding child & maternal health situation in the urban context in the country where rich-poor disparity is more striking so is the maternal & child survival gap.