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The challenge of reforming Pakistan’s Islamic schools

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The government of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan has decided to reform the country’s Islamic schools, also known as madrassas. This is a considerable challenge, as madrassas have flourished over the past few decades in parallel to the state education system. Pakistan now counts more than 32,000 of them. These Islamic schools are largely privately funded, often by overseas donors, but have been seen as breeding grounds for Islamic extremism. Our correspondents report.

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