Wednesday 7 May 2014

Pakistan has halved maternal mortality while child mortality has decreased by a quarter

6 May, 2014, PAKISTAN – In Pakistan, maternal mortality has been cut by almost half, child mortality decreased by a quarter, expected years of schooling increased by 3.3 years and gross national income per capita rose 270 percent over the past 15 years. These statistics were announced at the launch of Save the Children's State of the World's Mothers report, in Islamabad on Tuesday.

Wednesday 30 April 2014

Promoting Education: CM launches enrollment drive across KP

April 9, 2014: PESHAWAR/BATTAGRAM: The provincial government is planning to launch a school-building campaign this year and philanthropists and overseas Pakistani will be asked to contribute, said Chief Minister (CM) Pervez Khattak on Tuesday.

While addressing the inaugural ceremony of the government’s Enrolment Campaign 2014 at Govt Higher Secondary School No.1 Peshawar Cantt, the CM said his government is putting all its efforts into ensuring equal education opportunities for the people.

Monday 21 April 2014

Save the Children to work for Street Children

March 29 2014, ISLAMABAD: The Street Child World Cup has announced to forge partnership with Save the Children  to create a long-term partnership to change the lives of millions of children across the world that live and work on the streets.

Monday 21 April 2014

Welcome Initiative: KP to invest in immunization, maternal and child health

March 19th 2014, PESHAWAR: The government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) will increase the number of health workers and vaccinators under the recently approved integrated PC-1 worth Rs22.89 billion, stated a press release issued by the health department on Tuesday.

Monday 28 October 2013

Nurtured in Captivity

When a child takes his first step, it is an unforgettable moment for the mother. But not for Shazia, whose son took his first steps in Central Jail.