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In Pakistan, which is normally an Islamic Republic, there is no co-education in public schools. Boys and girls receive Islamic education in separate classrooms and schools. The Kalash, who live within the borders of Pakistan and neighboring Afghanistan, have not assimilated despite the conservative geography they live in and do not believe in the three major religions. Their schools are still co-educational. Gender diversity and unity are nothing to fear. On the contrary, according to most experts, it is not advisable to segregate children by gender from an early age. A project from Kalash schools, where children are not segregated by gender, identity, and religion but are educated equally and together.

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