A Media Seminar on Life Skills Based Education (LSBE) was held at Islamabad Press Club to inform importance of providing youth with the right information that can help them lead a healthier, safer and happier adolescence.
Idara-e-Taleem-o-Aagahi Islamabad (ITA- Islamabad) with the support of Rutgers WPF hosted the event. LSBE has successfully initiated the Schools4life (s4l) project that is a dynamic international initiative and which actively involves and empowers youth in pushing back the spread of viral and bacterial diseases e.g. HIV/AIDs and hepatitis.
In Islamabad the organization has aim to educate 6000 students and for said purpose ITA has taken almost 15 schools on board and 22 teachers have been trained so for. The government can take up this initiative also and introduce this into curriculum to help the social development of adolescents.