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“The State of Children in Pakistan” is a repository on child rights, providing data, reports, articles, research, policy and legal frameworks, international standards and latest developments. It supports informed decision-making and accountability among stakeholders through the exchange of information.

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Minors for sale

THE curse of human trade has a doubly odious form child trafficking. Pakistan, too, is haunted by this ugly reality: its minors,

Three school education depts merged into one authority

LAHORE: The Punjab government on 14 June 2024 established the Punjab Education, Curriculum, Training and Assessments Authority (PECTAA) after merger of three departments -Punjab Curriculum and Textbook Board (PCTB), Quaid-i Azam Academy for Educational Development (QAED) and Punjab Examination Commission (PEC) with a view to reform school education. Earlier, the government had constituted a five-member committee to integrate the three departments working on curriculum development, teachers` training and assessment framework into one overarching body, states a Punjab School Education Department

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