Juvenile Justice in Pakistan

Juvenile Offenders in Punjab

The total number of convicted and undertrial juveniles imprisoned in various borstal institutes and jails of Punjab province was 645 as on 15 March 2022 (Prisons Department, Govt. of Punjab). Out of the total number of juvenile offenders, 81% (523) juveniles were on trial (under trial) and 19% were convicted juvenile offenders. All juvenile offenders were male and no female…

Juvenile justice committees set up in Haripur, Mansehra

Juvenile justice committees have been established in Hazara’s Haripur and Mansehra districts to provide legal aid to juveniles encountering legal hurdles. There are plans underway to inaugurate a committee in Abbottabad. Asad Saeed Khan, the President of the Haripur District Bar Association, highlighted the pivotal role these committees play in…

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