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Education laws

The Lahore High Court (LHC) has recently ruled that the Punjab government must establish rules under the Punjab Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2014, to ensure the compliance with this law at private schools. The ruling comes after a private school filed a petition against the denial of a registration…

Pakistan’s State Party Report to CRC – Cycle VI-VII

Pakistan, as a State Party to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), has recently submitted its State Party Report for Reporting Cycle VI-VII. This report serves as a comprehensive overview of Pakistan’s efforts and progress in promoting and protecting the rights of children in accordance with the…

Policy Brief on Child Trafficking

This report represents a state-of-the-art legislative/policy framework on the issue of child trafficking in Pakistan including recommendations for its effective improvement/implementation. It is published by National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) with the support of UNICEF. Read Policy Briefing on Child Trafficking…

Preventing suicide

IN a significant stride towards mental health reform, Pakistan decriminalised attempted suicide (later challenged in the Federal Sharia Court) by repealing Section 325 of the Pakistan Penal Code, a change that stands out for its compassion and understanding. The repeal is complemented by the Mental Health Act`s Section 49, which…

Minister Announces Comprehensive Strategy to Combat Malnutrition

Pakistan’s Federal Minister of Health, Dr. Nadeem Jan, revealed an integrated strategy to combat malnutrition during a productive meeting with US Ambassador Donald Blome, where they discussed crucial health-related matters. The minister emphasized the Ministry of Health’s dedicated efforts to address malnutrition by forming a task force that ensures synchronized…

Measles spike

IT is an unfortunate reality that in Pakistan, far too many children are afflicted by, and, in fact, lose their lives to, vaccine-preventable diseases. Amongst these ailments is measles, and as a report in this paper has pointed out, there has been a sustained surge in the number of measles…

Diagnostic Study of Nikkahnamas in Punjab

This report is a comprehensive research study, conducted by the Centre for Human Rights and Musawi Private Limited, in collaboration with the National Commission for Human Rights and the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative to evaluate the current state of women’s marriage rights in Punjab. With a focus…
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