Haleema is a former intern at Education International. She is currently pursuing an Erasmus Mundus Masters in Education Policies for Global Development and is exploring how private schools in Pakistan are reproducing social and economic inequalities for her thesis research.
Written by Haleema Masud
Equity and inclusion 28 September 2017
Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan
Education holds the power to form the understanding, attitudes and the behaviour of individuals. It is used as a tool for the promotion of national identities and can enhance the privilege of certain groups in the society (Smith, 1991), including men’s power over women. Gender roles and inequalities are reproduced,...Curriculum, Textbooks and Gender Stereotypes: The case of Pakistan