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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.
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.