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Zainab Murder Case History & SPARC’s Fact Finding Report

A world in which children are valued and empowered and their rights promoted and protected
Child servant killed by employer over refusal to make roti
Child labour in the surgical sector
Law against child labour violated upon CM Sindh's visit to Sehwan
The lesser known perils of child sexual abuse in Pakistan
'I wouldn't want my kids to see and be brutalised by it' — parents speak out against public hangings
On the streets
Death warrant issued in rape, murder case
What is the best way to explain death to a child?
Woman jailed for drugging and abusing kids at her daycare
1,000 children may have been victims in Britain's biggest ever child abuse scandal
More than 5,000 Children Released in 2017 – International Day against the Use of Child Soldiers
NHS urges parents to use pharmacies for children's illnesses
Recruitment of child soldiers still rising in South Sudan
In Iraq, years of violence and conflict leave 4 million children in need
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

Zainab: Same Story, Only the Faces Change

I know the virtues of positive thinking but cannot unfortunately hold on to it when it comes to Pakistan. You may get excited if you see Orange Train operating in Lahore or a major flyover or  are travelling on the Motorway but I rather think about the Zainabs and Tayyabas of Pakistan rather than these show pieces ...



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