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Taking the cause of girls' rights to public on International Day of the Girl

It is tragic that girls are one of the most marginalised groups in Pakistani society. Did you know that 12.4 million girls are out of school and approximately 21% of the girls in Pakistan are...

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Empowered Girls, Empowered Future – Bringing Local Solutions to Ending Child, Early and Forced Marriage to the Global Stage

On 12 June 2018 we partnered with Girls Not Brides, United Nations agencies and NGOs to organize a roundtable event in Geneva. This event was held to mark one year since the United Nations (UN)...

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Community Organisation Saves Aleena From Child Marriage

Originally published here....

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Banning Corporal Punishment in the Sindh Province, Pakistan

After a decade of advocacy efforts by Save the Children and partners, physical and humiliating punishment (PHP) has been banned in Sindh province of Pakistan. PHP is the most common form of...

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Ignorance is not bliss- Children’s club members prevent an early marriage in Sindh

When Puppi’s sister, Sayani, turned 15, her father decided to marry her off to her brother’s brother-in-law. This is a common practice in rural areas of Pakistan, referred to as watta satta. She...

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