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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.

Thursday 12 March 2015

New Dimensions of Child Protection: School Terrorism Preparedness

By Asma Badar, MNCH Specialist, PDQ Health and Nutrition, Save the Children Pakistan programme

Thursday 12 March 2015

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Children celebrate the 25th anniversary of UNCRC

With the completion of 25 years of UNCRC, Save the Children conducts children-driven activities across Pakistan. Syed Abdul Baseer, CRG Officer writes about one of such activity held in Battagram Khyber Pukhtunkhwa.

Thursday 12 March 2015

Child protection, rights and the Illegal detention of children in Sindh

An intriguing piece on state of child rights in Sindh. Iqbal Ditho takes on the illegal detention of Children.

Thursday 12 March 2015

Government urged to implement Universal Periodic Review (UPR) recommendations

By Adnan Sajid, Provincial Manager Advocacy & Campaigns, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Universal Periodic Review (UPR) is often demonstrated as one of the Human Rights Council’s success stories. It can have an impact when countries want to listen, learn from each other and improve their human rights situation. Under the UPR, the Human Rights Council examines the human, child, women, minority and labour rights situation in a country every four years.

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