Child Protection

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Community Organisation saves Aleena from child marriage

Thanks to a timely intervention by Save the Children, Aleena's mother managed to convince her husband to delay their daughter's marriage.

Thursday 20 April 2017

Gul Zaman’s dream comes true through Community Organization

Gulzaman's efforts bring education to all children in his village.

Wednesday 23 November 2016

Ignorance is not bliss: Children’s club members prevent an early marriage in Sindh

The power of information: 14 years old Puppi convinces her father to delay her 15 years old sister's marriage.

Wednesday 10 August 2016

Returning to School After Five Years

Amina*, 13, lives in a small village of Pakistan, and is the youngest of three children. Her father works as the gatekeeper of the local primary school, and is also a tenant farmer. Her mother passed away when Amina was five. Five years ago, she dropped out of school.

Thursday 12 March 2015

Cotton growing districts and Children’s Action against Oppression and Neglect

By Meena Gabeena, Senior Officer Communications 

Pakistan is a large producer of cotton in the world. Globally, Pakistan produces 9% of the total global cotton production and is considered the fourth largest producer of cotton in the world and the third largest global consumer as per the Country Report for Pakistan at the 71st Plenary Meeting of International Cotton Advisory Committee. Until 2009, there has not been a child protection system to prevent and respond to child rights violations in any of the cotton-growing districts.