Sara Wali Khan

Sara Wali Khan

An MSc in Behavioral Sciences from Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi, she belongs to Ghizer (Gilgit-Baltistan) and resides in Lahore these days. She tweets as @sara13161635 (twitter.com/sara13161635)

Humiliation, detention and beatings do NOT help children at school!

The environment in some Pakistani schools, particularly, government schools, is uncivilised at best and tyrannical at worst. While studying Psychology, I was compelled to look back at events from my childhood and school days. There were times in school when a few of my fellow students were mistreated by their teachers and class mates. Every class has a few students who are slightly slow at learning or grasping certain subjects or concepts. In my class, Zara was one such girl. She was mistreated by each and every teacher along with all the students in the class only because she was unable ...

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