Policies and Practices of Human Rights Education at Higher Education Institutions in Sindh


  • Sarfraz Ahmad PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Qurrat-Ul-Ain Instructor (Academics), Indus University of Health Sciences (IUHS) Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Komal Ammar Instructor (Academics), Indus University of Health Sciences (IUHS), Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Maryam Raees Ahmed PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Sofia Noreen Aqeel Senior Lecturer (Academics), Indus University of Health Sciences (IUHS), Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.




Human Rights Education (HRE), Policies, Practices, Education , Institutions, Sindh


The research study was conducted with the purpose of finding the policies and practices of human rights education within higher education institutions (HEIs) in Sindh, Pakistan. Utilizing a qualitative research approach, the investigation involved a multifaceted data collection process encompassing interviews, document analysis, and observational studies. By delving into the existing policies and actual practices of HRE implementation, the study intends to shed light on the current status of its integration across various dimensions, such as curricular frameworks, extracurricular activities, and institutional structures within HEIs in Sindh. Moreover, the research endeavors to elucidate the challenges encountered by stakeholders in the promotion of HRE and to identify effective strategies that facilitate its advancement. Through careful analysis and synthesis of findings, the study culminated in the provision of actionable recommendations aimed at bolstering the effectiveness and inclusivity of HRE initiatives. These recommendations address key areas such as policy refinement, teacher capacity building, optimized resource allocation, and enhanced community engagement. Ultimately, this research enriches the scholarly discourse on HRE within the Pakistani context while offering valuable insights to stakeholders, thus fostering a supportive environment for nurturing human rights awareness and advocacy within the higher education landscape of Sindh.

Author Biography

  • Sarfraz Ahmad, PhD Scholar, Department of Education, Sindh Madressatul Islam University, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


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How to Cite

Ahmad, S., Qurrat-Ul-Ain, Ammar, K., Ahmed, M. R., & Aqeel, S. N. (2024). Policies and Practices of Human Rights Education at Higher Education Institutions in Sindh. Qlantic Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities, 5(2), 254-269. https://doi.org/10.55737/qjssh.531479453

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