Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir, Apsara Ali Nathwani, Naureen Akber Ali, Salima Farooq, Syed Iqbal Azam, Asif Khaliq, Muhammad Masood Kadir - Child Abuse & Neglect8 Mar 2019
This study aimed to determine the relationship of intergenerational abuse with child emotional maltreatment (CEM) among 11–17 years old children residing in peri-urban and urban communities of Karachi, Pakistan.
Kayleigh M Maul, Rubaba Naeem, Uzma Rahim Khan, Asad I Mian, Aisha K Yousafzai, Nick Brown - Child Abuse & Neglect14 Nov 2018
This study aimed to: (1) Explore the challenges that healthcare professionals (HCP) face when managing cases of abuse; (2) Explore cultural beliefs and understand how these shape practice and (3) Identify training needs.
The approved Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) Child Protection Bill 2017 by the National Assembly Standing Committee on Human Rights, which safeguards minors from violence, abuse, exploitation and neglect in compliance with constitutional provisions and international obligations, is a step forward in the right direction - but student Hammad Asif expresses lingering concerns about reporting incidents of child abuse and neglect.
The National Assembly's rights panel in Pakistan passed two bills to strengthen protective measures for children: The Islamabad Capital Territory Child Protection Bill 2017, which ensures the protection and care of all children, including unattended orphans; and the Juvenile Justice System Bill 2017, which aims to make special provisions for the legal protection of children.
This article from the Daily Times reports that Child Protection and Welfare Bureau (CPWB) during its "anti-begging crackdown," raided several areas in Lahore and took approximately 25 children into custody.