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Longing For Pen, Waiting For Sympathy

Country where the literacy rate is 58 pc is itself in demand of more active minds. As it is said the future of a country lies in the hands of people who are going to take charge of it in future. Not every kid in Pakistan is lucky enough to…

Combating Child Marriages

On January 30th, the Senate Standing Committee on Human Rights approved a draft bill proposing to raise the minimum age for marriage in the country to 18 years. Minister for Human Rights, Dr. Shireen Mazari has promised to present the…

Child Labour in Pakistan ‎

Half of Pakistani children are involved in child labour. Forty-two and point half is the exact figure for child labour in the country. "According to the Federal Bureau of statistics last year, 3.8 million children in the age group of five…