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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.…

Policy Brief on the Legal Framework for Child Domestic Labour in Pakistan

Child domestic labor is a serious issue in Pakistan, where many children, both girls and boys, especially from low-income families, are forced to work as domestic workers. These children are often at high risk of abuse, exploitation, and neglect. They typically work long hours and are paid little or no…

Fistula and child marriages

Seema’s battle with fistula unveils the tragedy of early marriage, urging society to confront the intertwined dangers of child marriage and women’s health crises. Seema, a resident of Astore District of Gilgit-Baltistan, received the title, ‘Woman of the Year’, not for her achievements, but for a fate imposed upon her…

Legal Reforms for Preventing Girls from Child Marriage

Child marriages remain a pressing issue globally, affecting the lives of millions of young girls. According to UNICEF, one in every six young women is married during childhood. To combat this harmful practice, the National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) has taken significant steps towards legal reforms in…

NCRC letter on raising minimum age for marriage

NCRC is strongly advocating to raise the minimum marriageable age for girls to 18 years! The Commission has taken proactive steps by writing to provincial human rights and law departments in Punjab, Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and ICT urging them to support this amendment and promptly present before the legislative assembly…
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Cleric on remand in another child abuse case

LAHORE: The Lahore police on 8 April 2024 obtained four-day physical remand of cleric Abubakar Muaviya in another child rape case lodged with the Shahdara Police Station. Police shifted the suspect to the police station for interrogation in the new child abuse case. An official said police claimed that the…

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…

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…

NCRC warned of growing child online harassment cases

The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) has warned that government functionaries, judiciary and civil society have to be strengthened to counter and prevent growing cases of online harassment of children. In a report, `Situational analysis of child online protection in Pakistan’, the NCRC said while many children…

Criminalizing Child Domestic Labour in Pakistan

Human rights, child rights and civil society activists, along with legal experts and representatives of independent human rights institutions, police and government officials on January 4, 2024 underlined the need to finalise the law to criminalise child domestic labour in order to curb this exploitative practice which, they described as…

NCRC Complaint Handling 2020-23

NCRC released a report on complaint handling which the Commission dealt during March 2020 to Feb 2023. The Commission handled a total of 338 complaints during March 2020 to February 2023 related to child rights violation from all provinces of Pakistan.  A complaint was processed in 90 days on average.…

Be careful, be safe

We all have a responsibility to build a responsive and protective society for our children to thrive and grow. Ahsan Khan, provides key information about good touch and bad touch to children about the ways in which they can protect themselves. Hoshyar raho, mehfooz raho (Be careful, be safe) This…

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