Teach tolerance, diversity in school

The conference discussed the role of education in dealing with extremism

APP March 01, 2017

ISLAMABAD: Speakers at a conference on Tuesday stressed on making the younger generation appreciate religious, cultural, and linguistic diversity through education in schools.

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They were speaking at a day long conference on Fostering Culture of Peace through Education, jointly organised by Konrad Adenauer Stiftung and MNA Asiya Nasir at Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary Services (PIPS).

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The conference brought together academicians, civil society activists, students and parliamentarians for discussing the role of education in dealing with extremism. "Starting with children is one way of getting closer to the goal of culture of peace and non-violence," Asiya Nasir said.

Published in The Express Tribune, March 1st, 2017.          

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