National Commission on the Rights of the Child conducted strategic planning consultative workshop on 6th July, 2021 at hotel Moven pick, Karachi.
Welcome remarks were given by Mr. Iqbal Detho- Member-NCRC Sindh.
Ms. Afshan Tehseen- Chairperson, NCRC gave introduction to the National Commission on the Rights of the Child (NCRC) and she said that NCRC was formally notified in February, 2020. The Commission has been established under the National Commission on the Rights of the Child Act, 2017. The Commission came into being three years after the law was passed. This is a major milestone towards the fulfillment of the country's international commitments under CRC and national level constitutional provisions. The Commission, with a mandate to the promotion and protection of the rights of a child, was a long-standing demand of Child Rights stakeholders.
Mr. Zulfiqar Shah, Member SHRC/Joint Director PILER discussed on the conceptual Framework of Strategic Plan. Keynote Address was given by Ms. Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson, Sindh Child Protection Authority, Ms. Fareeda Tahir, PRO, SHRC, Ms. Rubina Brohi Member SCSW, Ms. Mahnaz Rahman , Director Aurat Foundation, Ms. Naghma Iqtidar, Human Rights Activist, Mr. Altaf Khoso, Lawyer, Government officials, Police personnel, NGOs representatives and individuals attended the consultation.