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Chairperson's Message

Children in Pakistan have to cope with a plethora of challenges; lack of access to education coupled with low learning levels; poor health conditions; a near absence of protection for destitute and vulnerable children; early and forced marriages; dismissal conditions in juvenile jails; trafficking; exploitation and continued employment in hazardous occupations ...

ED's Corner

The State of Pakistan’s Children. , SPARC has been producing this for 18 years now. Kudos to the Research team!! I asked them how they have managed to stay mentally stable while compiling the data and more significantly analyzing it. Because just while reviewing and editing the draft, I could not sleep for weeks. And how could I after reading of 493 cases of violence against children ... 


AJ's Corner

A Child Employed is a Future Destroyed

Our society has suddenly discovered Tayyaba, a ten year old girl, who was brutally tortured by none other than the wife of Additional Sessions & District Judge of Islamabad, God knows how many times and for what. The “what” part is easier to answer: Tayyaba is poor and it is the right of everybody who ...

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Pakistan tackles 'child slavery' with cash handouts
Female workers included in anti-polio drive
Hand-chopped boy handed cheque
Police to probe claim teenager's hand got cut off "accidently"
IHC indicts child maid Tayyaba’s employers
Vaccination campaigns begin in K-P, Balochistan
Italy makes 12 vaccinations compulsory for children
Child sex crimes remain taboo as cases surge in conservative India
Involving children in decisions 'will help protect them from sexual abuse'
Traffickers and smugglers exploit record rise in unaccompanied child refugees
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