Gone are the days when co-education was generally viewed with skepticism. Now there is a mushroom growth of such campuses mostly in the private sector.
Co-education has always been a subject of debate in Pakistan. There are some merits and de-merits of co-education. Islam gives great importance to modesty in society. It wants cautiousness while dealing with opposite sex. Islam appreciates education of both men and woman but co-education is not allowed. Free mixing of both sexes causes more harm than good. It is a situation where necessity of veil or hijab is felt. There are certain things if followed in letter and spirit situations on co-education campuses can improve.