Role of Parents to Protect Children

Adults and parents have a responsibility to create a world without child abuse and to protect children from sexual abuse. In this video, Ahsan Khan highlights the need to raise awareness about protective measures need to be taken by parents. Myths about child abuse and child neglect can put children at risk. So get informed and keep your children safe.…
transforming education in Gilgit Baltistan

GB Government converted a sub-jail in Chilas into a Girls School

Gilgit: In a significant move, a sub-jail building in Chilas has been transformed into a school exclusively for girls, while the under-construction Commissioner House in Diamer is being repurposed into a women’s hostel reported by Daily Dawn on May 22, 2023.  According to Altamash Janjua, the Commissioner of Diamer, the…

Govt to declare education emergency

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on 9 April 2024 announced that the federal government would declare an education emergency in the country and would provide all possible resources to educate children of poor families. He vowed to replicate his idea of free education to children of the poor and deserving…

Punjab govt to open transgender schools in each division: CM

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has announced the establishment of a transgender school at division level and also directed the relevant authorities to provide educational facilities to special children in at least one government school in each district. These decisions were taken at a meeting held to review proposed…

PTA blocks 1.07m ‘objectionable’ web links

PESHAWAR: The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority told the Peshawar High Court on 4 April 2024 that it had blocked 1.07 million web links after finding their contents to be blasphemous or pornographic. A bench consisting of Justice Syed Mohammad Attique Shah and Justice Syed Arshad Ali disposed of a petition of…

Panel formed to ensure birth registration

The Punjab government on 2nd April 2024 formed a committee to prepare recommendations to ensure the registration of children at the time of birth. The committee will comprise the local government department secretary, special secretary (health), while other members include Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) chairman, National Database and Registration…

Abducted newborn recovered, four arrested

The city police in Peshawar on 31 March 2024 safely recovered a newborn abducted from Women and Children Hospital, Rajar, and arrested four accused involved in the crime, according to news report. SP investigations lhsan Shah accompanied by SHO Taimur Saleem told a press conference here that police were informed…

New Education Policy “hinders” literacy

The Provincial Education Department has formally issued a notification announcing the commencement of the new academic year session 2024-25 from April 1 for all government schools. Simultaneously, an inflation bomb has been dropped on the parents of students as a new admission policy has been introduced, which restricted admission for…

Situation Analysis of Child Online Protection in Pakistan

The report titled “Situation Analysis of Child Online Protection in Pakistan” provides an overview of the current state of child online protection in Pakistan. It highlights the importance of addressing the risks and dangers faced by children in the digital world, such as cyberbullying, online grooming, and sharing of sexual…

Situation Analysis of Child Labour in Punjab

“Situation Analysis of Child Labour in Punjab” is a report by SFJPK which provides a concise overview of the situation analysis of child labour in Punjab. Punjab, the most populous province in Pakistan, faces significant challenges in addressing child labour. The Punjab Child Labour Survey (PCLS) 2019-2020 revealed that child…
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