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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

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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Information Issues
1.5 million children out of school in KP: report
Household air pollution affecting children's health in Karachi
Boy’s death in rally: Let police probe take its course, inquiry body suggests to govt
No clue of two teenage girls missing since last October
Breastfeeding helpful in curtailing neonatal deaths
Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre mourns loss of Dr Ruth Pfau
Poverty forces child soldiers into endlessly replenishing Afghan Taliban ranks
They should be much bigger': the heavy toll of hunger on Madagascar's children
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
Why children’s authors are taking on the refugee crisis
Type 2 diabetes rise in children 'disturbing'
Support at home and in school tied to resilience in child refugees


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