National Commission on the Rights of Child

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21 April 2022, Islamabad– The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) launched its policy brief on Street-Connected Children in Pakistan: Education and Protection Challenges, in partnership with Cities for Children Pakistan. Street children are one of the most vulnerable and marginalised groups in Pakistan, and there is no real or recent data on …

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Islamabad, April 12, 2022 – There are more than 1.5 million street children in Pakistan and the number is rapidly increasing. Many children have made the streets their home, or spend most of their time outside their homes on the streets.  Pakistan has the second-highest number of Out of School Children (OOSC) in the world, …

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Islamabad, Monday, 28 February 2022 – The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) launched its first seminal policy brief on Forced Conversions – signaling the Commission and the Government of Pakistan’s commitment to delivering child rights, including protection of minors from minority and marginalized groups. NCRC’s Policy Brief on Forced Conversions with Recommendations After …

NCRC’s Policy Brief on Forced Conversions sends a clear message: minority rights are child rights and human rights Read More »

Lahore, Thursday, 17th February – In a media briefing organized by the National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC), the event presented a unique opportunity to strengthen the media and the Commission’s collaborative role in bringing focus on child rights and related legislations in Punjab. The Media briefing brought an active participation of journalists …

The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) encourages media to take up the mantle for child rights issues Read More »

Islamabad, April 5, 2021 – The National Commission on the Rights of Child holds a one-day Consultation on Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Legislative Reforms on KP Child Protection and Welfare (Ammendment) Bill, 2020 with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Legislators. The Consultative meeting was attended by the Honourable Speaker of Provincial Assembly of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mr. Mushtaq Ahmed Ghani, Chairperson …

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Islamabad – The second Board Meeting of the National Commission on the Rights of Child was held today at its secretariat in Islamabad. The agenda of the meeting was to review the progress made by the Commission since its establishment in February 2020. The Board Meeting was presided by Ms. Afshan Tehseen, the Chairperson of …

Second Board Meeting of National Commission on the Rights of Child Read More »