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Child Marriages: A Blot On Our Society

What is child marriage? Throughout the world, marriage is considered as the happiest moment of everyone's life but sadly the practice of child marriage gives no such reason for joyfulness. According to UNICEF, child marriage is defined as,…

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…

Controlling the Population

The Pakistan population in 1947 was 34.4 million which has increased to 207.800 million according to the provisional figures of the 2017 census. Amidst intense political wrangling and a show of national indignation over International…