National Commission on the Rights of Child

Stakeholder engagement

The Commission is vigorously pursuing the process of law reforms in Sindh and KP provinces. Regarding law reforms in Sindh, the Commission has pursued the process of amendments in Sindh Child protection Authority Act. 2011 by delineating the roles and responsibilities of Social Welfare Department and Sindh Child Protection Authority. The Commission has also given …

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In line with guidelines provided to the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, similar recommendations were made to Sindh Government. In this connection, NCRC wrote letters to provincial home secretaries, IG Police, IG Jails and other relevant stakeholders. The objective was to formulate the rules of implementation of the Juvenile Justice System Act 2018, creating institutions and …

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The Juvenile Justice Act 2018 (JJSA), being pivotal law to address the issues of children in conflict with law, provides for the making of rules for its effective and efficient implementation. JJSA provides for the formation of Juvenile Justice Committees under its section 10, and the liberal use of Diversion as envisaged in section 9 …

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Ms. Afshan Tehseen represented NCRC during a dialogue on the role of women parliamentarians in strengthening legislation and oversight for ending gender based violence and promoting child protection. The dialogue was organized by the Search for Justice and Women’s Parliamentary Caucus with support of the Australia High Commission. The Chairperson talked about the Commission’s role …

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December 14, 2020 – A delegation consisting of Members KP, Sindh and National Consultant Law of National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) met with Dr. Sanaullah Abbasi, IGP KP and Capt(R) Feroz Shah Additional IG Investigation in Peshawar at the office of Inspector General of Police. The agenda of the meeting included discussion …

Meeting with IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Read More »

December 2, 2020 – NCRC’s Chairperson Ms. Afshan Tehseen along with Member Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Dr. Jahanzeb Khan held a meeting with Ms. Saitara Ayaz Chairperson Climate Change and Mr. Saif chairman Social Cohesion in the Senate. Chairperson briefed them on the mandate of NCRC and showed her interest in legislative reforms. They were informed about …

Meeting with the Senators Read More »

NCRC held a meeting with Deputy Commissioner Islamabad, Mr. Hamza Shafqat to discuss the issue of increasing child beggary at the cross roads and traffic signals in Islamabad. Begging has turned into an organized business in the city with mafia controlling key locations where they deploy their own lackeys or lease out ground to others …

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A meeting with the newly established Child Protection Centers at the Divisional Headquarters was held at the office of Secretary Social Welfare, Mr. Abdul Rauf Baloch. The Honorable Secretary apprised the undersigned regarding the functioning of these Child Protection Units (CPUs) and also shared statistics of some cases taken up by these CPUs. The Child …

Meeting with Secretary Social Welfare Department Government of Balochistan Read More »

The National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC) participated in a two-day roundtable discussion with policy makers on Child Rights, organized by SPARC. During the event, Ms. Afshan Tehseen, Chairperson NCRC also highlighted the significance of the Commission, its mandate in safeguarding the rights of the children in Pakistan with particular emphasis on the …

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