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Zainab Murder Case History & SPARC’s Fact Finding Report

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On the streets
'I wouldn't want my kids to see and be brutalised by it' — parents speak out against public hangings
Death warrant issued in rape, murder case
How Child Marriages In Pakistan Are Hurting Our Little Girls
The child rape victims of Quetta
Zainab's murderer has been arrested
Punjab govt, police not serious in Zainab rape, murder case: LHC CJ
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
Apple faces activist pressure over children's iPhone use
Anger over death of 64 children at hospital that ran out of oxygen
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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