Christian teachers face risks, challenges in Pakistan’s tribal areas
- Year: 2013
- Length: 6:10 minutes (5.65 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
In the tribal areas of Pakistan, poverty and illiteracy remain key challenges. Access to quality education is hindered by the destruction of schools by militants, by displacement from violence and by a lack of qualified teachers. Tribal customs also play a role as families and elders oppose the empowerment education brings. In Khyber Agency, another element has come into play as some of the Christian minorities struggle to both teach and learn. FSRN’s Jeannine Etter reads for our correspondent in Pakistan, Gabe Matthews.