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Society for the Protection of the Rights of the Child  
 
A world in which children are valued and empowered and their rights promoted and protected
           
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 ...

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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 ... 

 

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AJ's Corner

Child Rights in Sindh

Pakistan is one of those unfortunate countries where hundreds of thousands of children under the age of five years die each year. Only the lucky ones of our children reach the fifth grade; and almost half of the children are underweight. More than ten million children work in Pakistan in the age group 10-18 years alone.

 
 
           
   
 
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Pakistan’s human rights review
   
School bus conductors arrested for torturing special children in Lahore
   
World Girl Child Day commemorated at PNCA
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Children hurt when fireworks are fired into crowd at organised display
   
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The EU and glyphosate: it's time to put children's health before pesticides
   
Speed up mental health support for children in care
   
Disagreeing about babies’ bedtime creates tension between parents – and may even lead to divorce
   
Anger over death of 64 children at hospital that ran out of oxygen
 
 
 

 

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