education

Taliban! Be Afraid. We will educate every girl.

 

 

Before writing over Malala Yousafzai’s peace efforts and contributions for a deprived area under the occupation of Militants and Extremist, I would like the readers to know about the concept and Ideology of Islam on Education of both male and female.

Surah 96 is said to be the very first chapter to be revealed of the Holy Quran. It starts with the word “read”. It says “read in the name of the Preserver, who created, who created man from a clot of blood. Read and thy Preserver is the greatest Benefactor: he taught through the pen. He taught man what he did not know.”

Holy Prophet Mohammad Peace Be Upon Him said, “To acquire knowledge is binding upon all Muslims, whether male or female.” This is the religious perspective of all the Muslims who are obliged to follow the Holy Book, Quran and the Preaching of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad Peace Be upon Him. Holy Prophet also says, “One who travels in search of Education, God show him the way to Paradise”. This clearly shows that Islam has focused on education of everyone.

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Syed Mahmood Kazmi at Preparing Global Leaders Summit, Russia 2012

It was my dream to go to Russia and explore the country, meet the people and promote diversity. I got an opportunity to attend the Esteemed Forum “Preparing Global Leaders Summit” in Moscow Russia in August 2012.

The “Preparing Global Leaders Summit” was a premiere seven day program for the best students and young professionals in the world. Participants will take short courses on democracy, international and human security, social media, technology, journalism, leadership and communication from a distinguished, award-winning faculty. Summit delegates will demonstrate their skills and knowledge through media, speech, parliamentary, and conflict resolution simulations and competitions. The program seeks to prepare aspiring global scholar-leaders with the tools that are necessary for effective leadership in an increasingly complex world.

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