Pakistan Coalition For Education Announces Annual Art Competition on Barriers To Girls’ Education

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Pakistan Coalition For Education
Source: PCE

There are close to 22.8 million children in Pakistan that are out of school, of which 52% are girls. For the prosperity of any country, both boys and girls should be educated.

In order to become a developed nation, it is crucial that girls are educated alongside boys and issues that bar girls from going to school are addressed.

Pakistan Coalition for Education (PCE) is a non-for-profit organization based in Islamabad that is working to promote girls’ secondary level education.

For creating awareness regarding the barriers faced by girls in achieving secondary education, Pakistan Coalition for Education is organizing their annual art competition in November.

Who can participate?

Students from public schools of Islamabad and Rawalpindi region currently between grades 7 to 12 can participate and express their ideas on the canvas/paper.

The theme

The theme of the competition is “Barriers to Girls’ Education.” All sorts of ideas related to the subject are encouraged.

Why should you participate?

By participating, you will become part of the awareness campaign on barriers to girls’ education in the Pakistani communities.

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Also, there is a prize money for the top three artists. They will receive a prize of PKR. 10,000, 7,000 and 5,000 respectively. If you have a passion for drawing and you understand the barriers to girls’ education then this is the time to test your artistic skills.

What details you need to add?

Please add your name, class, age, school, medium, inspiration and contact number at the back of your paintings.

Where should the drawings be sent?

All the drawings should be sent by post to: Office#27, 2nd Floor, Al-Anayat Mall, G-11 Markaz, Islamabad.

The deadline for submissions is 30th October. The winners of the competition will be announced at PCE’s Art Gala on 6th November in Islamabad.

So, get your brushes and canvases ready and start painting!