In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 photo, Pakistani schoolgirl Nisha Nadeem, 6, center, attends her class at her school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. A teenage activi

 

              In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 photo, Pakistani schoolgirl Nisha Nadeem, 6, center, attends her class at her school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan.  A teenage activi
In this Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 photo, Pakistani schoolgirl Nisha Nadeem, 6, center, attends her class at her school in a slum on the outskirts of Islamabad, Pakistan. A teenage activist recently shot and critically wounded by the Taliban risked her life to attend school, but the threat from the militant group is just one of many obstacles Pakistani girls face in getting an education. Others include rampant poverty, harassment and the government's failure to prioritize education spending. (AP Photo/Nathalie Bardou)