CRC Compliance by Pakistan

Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

The Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the body of independent experts that monitors the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child by States Parties. It also monitors the implementation of two Optional Protocols to the Convention on the involvement of children in armed conflict and on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography.

All States Parties are required to submit periodic reports to the Committee on the implementation of the rights. States must report initially two years after accession to the Convention and then every five years. The Committee considers each report and addresses its concerns and recommendations to the State Party in the form of concluding observations.

Periodic Reports Submitted by Pakistan for the Implementation of UN Convention on the Rights of Child (UNCRC)

Periodic reports have been prepared in pursuance to the provisions of article 44.1 (b) of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

First Periodic Report by Pakistan

Initial reports of States parties was due in 1993. Submitted by Pakistan in 1992.

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Second Periodic Report by Pakistan

Second periodic reports of States parties was due in 1997. Submitted in 2002.

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Third and Fourth Periodic Report by Pakistan

Third and fourth periodic reports of States parties was due in 2007. This report covers the period since the consideration of the second periodic report (2003).

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Fifth Periodic Report by Pakistan

Fifth periodic report of States parties was due in 2012. This  report covers the period from January 2008 to March 2013.

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Response of Pakistan to the list of issues raised by the CRC in relation to the fifth periodic report of Pakistan.

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Concluding Observations by CRC

Concluding Observations on the First Periodic Report of Pakistan

The Committee considered the initial report of Pakistan  at its 132nd, 133rd and 134th meetings, held on
5 and 6 April 1994, and issued concluding observations.

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Concluding Observations on the Second Periodic Report of Pakistan

The Committee considered the second periodic report of Pakistan  at its 900th and 901st meetings, held on 22 September 2003, and adopted at the 918th meeting, held on 3 October 2003, issued concluding observations.

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Concluding Observations on the Third and Fourth Periodic Report of Pakistan

The Committee considered the combined third and fourth periodic report of Pakistan at its 1444th and 1445th meetings, held on 28 September 2009, and adopted, at the 1449th and 1450th meetings, held on 30 November and 1 October 2009, issued concluding observations.

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Concluding Observations on the Fifth Periodic Report of Pakistan

The Committee considered the fifth periodic report of Pakistan at its 2118th and 2119th meetings, held on 25 and 26 May 2016, and adopted the concluding observations at its 2132nd meeting, held on 3 June 2016.

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List of issues raised by the CRC in relation to the fifth periodic report of Pakistan.

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Periodic Reports Submitted by Pakistan for the Implementation of the OPSC

Periodic report/reports have been prepared in pursuance to the provisions of article 12 (1) of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography (OPSC)

First Periodic Report Submitted by Pakistan in March 2019 which was due in 2013.

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