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Child Labour At Brick Kilns

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The government is proactively playing its role to ensure that the menace of child labour at brick kilns will be eradicated at all costs. However, hundreds of brick kiln owners staged demonstrations in various cities of Punjab to protest against the administration’s drive. The government is recovering children aged up to 14 years from brick […]

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A child on the streets lives an average life of 30 year

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KARACHI: According to a recent study, a street child who has been addicted to drugs lives an average life of a maximum 30 years. Shafiq Ahmed, programme manager at DevCon, shared these statistics at an awareness programme for street children. The event was organised by DevCon, Child Rights Movement (CRM) and Commune Artist Colony to […]

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Sindh child protection body stalled

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KARACHI: After a lapse of more than four years to the enactment of the Sindh Child Protection Authority Act meant to provide for the establishment of an authority to ensure rights of children in need of special protection measures, the body has finally been notified, yet it is dysfunctional as rules of business have not […]

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Child protection bureau to start drive against beggary: Saba

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Rawalpindi – Chairperson Child Protection Bureau Punjab, Begum Saba Sadiq paid a visit to Child Protection Bureau Rawalpindi on Monday afternoon. She met the destitute and runaway children who are residing at the centre. MPAs Lubna Yasmeen, Tehseen Fawad, Begum Raheela, Ziab-un-Nisa Awan and Sobia Satti, DG Child Protection Bureau Punjab Fatima Sheikh, RPO Rawalpindi […]

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Training workshop: Helping police enforce laws protecting rights of children

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LAHORE: It took Pakistan decades to frame laws on universal access to education and to take a strict stance on child marriages, Democratic Commission for Human Development Executive Director Tanveer Jahan said at the closing session of a series of workshops for policemen on Monday. There is a need to harmonise various laws pertaining to […]

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Misuse of technology

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THE need for internet, mobile phones, social media [etc] is increasing with each passing day and these things have become essential in routine life. For some people such things are unavoidable as their entire business activities and social life depend on them, but many [people] are misusing these facilities. They not only misuse their precious […]

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