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.

Tuesday 2 December 2014

UNCRC25: Spreading the message of child rights-- by Khawaja Yasir, Advocacy & Campaigns Officer

UNCRC Coming of an Age: Spreading the message of child rights
Contributed by: Yasir Khawaja, Advocacy & Campaigns Officer

Monday 10 November 2014

"Fronting the truth for 352,400 children dying each year in Pakistan"--By Meena Gabeena; Senior Officer Communications

"The situation of Pakistan is currently worse than that in much of sub-Saharan Africa. This is a life and death crisis for many but also causes impaired development with long-term effects."
Meena Gabeena, Senior Officer Communications looks into the grim picture the state of Child affairs depicts in Pakistan

Monday 10 November 2014

Young Superheroes: Spurring a new hope to end preventable child mortality in Pakistan

"Over 54 percent of women in Pakistan do not have adequate food resulting in high malnutrition amongst them. As demoralizing as the data is from this survey what really concerns me is that not only in Asia but Pakistan is ranked one of the lowest in the entire world when it comes to saving newborns from preventable diseases which can easily be controlled by administering simple vaccinations."
--Saeed Ahmed, Advocacy & Campaigns Manager gives a glimpse how children in Pakistan are up against the daunting odds to survive & are rightly called the "Super Heroes"