Children Living without Biological Parent
Children at Risk of Separation
Other Relevant Reforms
Key Research Sources
Drivers of Institutionalisation
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Present study aims to explore factors responsible for the current state of affairs for children living and growing up in institutions in Punjab province, Pakistan by getting views of both practitioners and the beneficiaries.
This article examines the extent to which two key child rights principles enshrined in the Convention have been incorporated into the domestic law of seven South Asian countries: (a) the obligation to undertake active measures to prevent the unnecessary separation of children from their families and (b) the placing of a child in alternative care as a measure of last resort.
This article from BBC News shares the story of one family from Pakistan who came to the UK to seek medical treatment for one of their children, leaving their eldest son behind with his grandmother in Pakistan. The grandmother later became ill and placed the boy in an orphanage where he is now "stuck" due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
This radio segment from the program 'This American Life' tells the story of Shamyla, who grew up as the adoptive child of her aunt and uncle in the United States but whose biological parents in Pakistan wanted her back in their care.
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.
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.
This paper is about child protection issues in Pakistan, one of the South Asian countries in the Indian sub-continent.
UNICEF is seeking a Chief of Child Protection in Pakistan.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Karachi, Pakistan.
UNICEF is seeking a Child Protection Officer in Pakistan.