GOVERNMENT OF SINDH

SINDH CHILD PROTECTION AUTHORITY

The Sindh Child Protection Authority celebrated World Orphans Day on April 21 and distributed Ration Bags

The Sindh Child Protection Authority celebrated World Orphans Day on April 21 and distributed Ration Bags among orphan children at Al-Madani Secondary School Village Barkat Ali Bhatti Taluka & District Matiari along with DD VA.

 

 

 

 

A meeting was summoned by Minister Social Welfare Jokhio where DG SCPA was also present.

A meeting was summoned by Minister Social Welfare Jokhio where DG SCPA was also present. Thirty Child Protection Unit Officers were called to share the progress of the working of their respective units.

 

 

 

 

On April 12, a session was conducted by the Sindh Child Protection Authority on awareness about Good Touch and Bad Touch, Child Abuse, Child Marriage, Corporal Punish

On April 12, a session was conducted by the Sindh Child Protection Authority on awareness about Good Touch and Bad Touch, Child Abuse, Child Marriage, Corporal Punishment at District Kamber-Shahdadkot. More than 50 participants comprising mostly females and young boys attended the session. The feedback was very encouraging.

 

 

 

 

The SCPA, on the occasion of World Health Day, delivered lectures to participants in Matiari about the disadvantages of Early Child Marriage

The SCPA, on the occasion of World Health Day, delivered lectures to participants in Matiari about the disadvantages of Early Child Marriage. It also made the participants aware of its role and responsibilities, the Child Protection Units and the Child Helpline Number 1121.

 

 

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted an awareness session at Government Elementary College Education M/F Umerkot.

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted an awareness session at Government Elementary College Education M/F Umerkot. The guest speakers were Executive Director, Saakar Welfare Organization and Ms. Saba, CWSA Umerkot. The session regarding Child Protection, Child Rights, and Child Laws was very interactive wherein the attendants were briefed about the importance of child laws.

 

 

Sindh Child Protection Authority's DCPO Thatta arranged an awareness session about Early Child Marriage Act

Sindh Child Protection Authority’s DCPO Thatta arranged an awareness session about Early Child Marriage Act at a program held by the NRSP in the village Mendhro near Bhambhore on the occasion of Pakistan Day (March 23).

 

 

Sindh Child Protection Authority arranged a training program in District Jamshoro with Nikahkhuwan/Pesh Imam, Qadri Mosque

Sindh Child Protection Authority arranged a training program in District Jamshoro with Nikahkhuwan/Pesh Imam, Qadri Mosque wherein the CPO District Jamshoro Ameer Ali Kolachi briefed the attendants about the disadvantages of early child marriage and the importance of knowing child rights. He also distributed the pamphlets of SCPA among the trainees and children.

 

 

CPO Sukkur Zubair Mahar conducted awareness session on March 21, 2022 at Maka Goth in Ibn-e-Seena Vocational Center.

CPO Sukkur Zubair Mahar conducted awareness session on March 21, 2022 at Maka Goth in Ibn-e-Seena Vocational Center. The guests of the said session were District Officer Benazir Programme, Barkat Ansari Provincial Head Sahil NGO and Samreen from PHRO NGO. All shared insights and ideas about child rights and protection.

 

 

A two-day capacity-building training was arranged by (GDP) Group Development Pakistan from 18 to19 March

A two-day capacity-building training was arranged by (GDP) Group Development Pakistan from 18 to19 March, 2022 for enhancing the capacity-building of District Child Protection Officers of Sindh Child Protection Authority regarding Psychosocial Support or Psychosocial First Aid (PFA) to child victims.

 

 

CPO Matiari visited an orphanage named AGOSH Hala near Bhitt Shah bus stop at Main National Highway

CPO Matiari visited an orphanage named AGOSH Hala near Bhitt Shah bus stop at Main National Highway, District Matiari. During the visit, he checked the work of the orphanage as well as brought to the children’s notice the work of Sindh Child Protection Authority’s Helpline No. 1121. He also briefed them about the role of CPOs working at SCPA for the protection of children from ills of the society.

 

 

SCPA engaged in third day of door-to-door awareness session regarding anti-trafficking and bonded-labour.

SCPA engaged in third day of door-to-door awareness session regarding anti-trafficking and bonded-labour. Hand bills were distributed by CPO Naeem Akhtar in different areas of District Tando Muhammad Khan. The locals appreciated the work of the SCPA and assured the CPO of their cooperation in this regard.

 

 

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Mr. Bux Ali Mahar visited DAR-UL-ATFAL AL BINAT - Social Welfare Department, Shanti Nagar

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Mr. Bux Ali Mahar visited DAR-UL-ATFAL AL BINAT – Social Welfare Department, Shanti Nagar along with Director Operation SCPA, Ms. Fauzia Masoom on March 16, 2022. On his visit, Ms. Seema Nazli Addl, Director District Malir and Focal Person for UNICEF from Social Welfare Department briefed about the services rendered by UNICEF in the best interest of children.

CPO of Jamshoro Ameer Ali Kolachi participated in the Tree Plantation Campaign organized by Jamshoro Social Development Organization

CPO Sukkur Zubair Mahar attended a workshop arranged by Sindh Human Rights Commission Pakistan. Madam Majida Rizvi- Chairperson Sindh Human Rights Commission gave special time listening to the child protection issues and ensured her support to Child Protection Officer Sukkur. She also offered to organise joint awareness sessions on Child Rights and Protection.CPO of Jamshoro Ameer Ali Kolachi participated in the Tree Plantation Campaign organized by Jamshoro Social Development Organization yesterday at Al Madina Public School Kotri. The CPO talked about making Pakistan green, child rights and why it was important to keep the children safe for a prosperous Pakistan.

CPO Sukkur Zubair Mahar attended a workshop arranged by Sindh Human Rights Com mission Pakistan.

CPO Sukkur Zubair Mahar attended a workshop arranged by Sindh Human Rights Commission Pakistan. Madam Majida Rizvi- Chairperson Sindh Human Rights Commission gave special time listening to the child protection issues and ensured her support to Child Protection Officer Sukkur. She also offered to organise joint awareness sessions on Child Rights and Protection.

DG SCPA Mr Bakhsh Ali Mahar visited CPU Sukkur. The Child protection Officer welcomed the dignitaries with flowers, Sindhi Topi and Ajrak.

 DG SCPA Mr Bakhsh Ali Mahar visited CPU Sukkur. The Child protection Officer welcomed the dignitaries with flowers, Sindhi Topi and Ajrak.

Activity 1: Honourable DG SCPA planted a sapling in synchronization with the Green Pakistan Drive. Moreover, the dignitaries moved to Pakistan Sweet Home, the state-of-the-art Orphan Home for kids. He assured his support to the institution and asked kids regarding living conditions and facilities available. He also met the delegation of Legal Aid and the delegation shared the performance and a joint-work mechanism with the CPU Sukkur. The visit ended with some directions by the honourable DG SCPA. The CPO Ghotki was also part of this tour.

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Mr Bakhsh Ali Mahar visited District Office Social Welfare & Child Protection Unit Office Khairpur on March 09, 2022

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Mr Bakhsh Ali Mahar visited District Office Social Welfare & Child Protection Unit Office Khairpur on March 09, 2022. He was warmly welcomed by the Additional Director Social Welfare Department District Khairpur, Meeral Khan Sahito & Deputy Director (VA), Zulfiqar Ali Gilal. He visited the different sections of the Child Protection Unit Office Khairpur and was briefed about the services of Child Protection Unit Khairpur. Additional Director Social Welfare Meeral Khan Sahito discussed various issues pertaining to the office & staff and requested him for immediate attention. The visit ended with a note of thanks on behalf of the Additional Director Social Welfare Khairpur.

An awareness session was conducted on March 9, 2022 by the Child Protection Unit Officers of Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA)

An awareness session was conducted on March 9, 2022 by the Child Protection Unit Officers of Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) on the occasion of International Women’s Day in the office of MSS, District Matiari. The participants comprising women were told as to how they could protect their children against all forms of abuse and promote the message of SCPA in different communities.

SCPA initiated a door-to-door awareness campaign regarding Anti-trafficking and bonded-labour

SCPA initiated a door-to-door awareness campaign regarding Anti-trafficking and bonded-labour. Hand bills were distributed at the main Shahi Bazar, Seerat un Nabi Chowk and Ayoubia Bus Stop. People appreciated the work and assured the SCPA of their cooperation in this regard.

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Bux Ali Mahar visited the child protection unit Mirpurkhas on March 7, 2022.

Director-General Sindh Child Protection Authority Honourable Bux Ali Mahar visited the child protection unit Mirpurkhas on March 7, 2022. He was briefed about the
performance and progress made by the respective Child Protection Unit. He also
met the Legal Aid Committee Chairman and Executive Director SRPO

SCPA conducted an awareness session in village Ajan Shah Taluka Hala District, Matiari.

SCPA conducted an awareness session in village Ajan Shah Taluka Hala District, Matiari. The session focused on learning the difference between Good Touch and Bad Touch. The lecture was delivered to women so as to highlight the importance of SCPA Helpline 1121 and the role of CPUs regarding the protection of children from the ills of the society.

An awareness session was held by the Sindh Child Protection Authority in an effort to raise awareness among the various members of local support organizations of District Matiari.

An awareness
session was held by the Sindh Child Protection Authority in an effort
to raise awareness among the various members of local support organizations of
District Matiari. The session focused as to how they could protect their
children/kids from ills of the society and spread the message of SCPA among
different communities. They were also told to report any child abuse
emergencies to SCPA through Helpline No. 1121.

An awareness program on Child Abuse was organized by Child Protection Unit Khairpur on February 22 at Government Boys Primary School (I), Saddar Ji Bhattyun, Taluka Kingri.

An awareness program on Child Abuse was organized by Child Protection Unit Khairpur on February 22 at Government Boys Primary School(I), Saddar Ji Bhattyun, Taluka Kingri. All Headmasters of Government Primary Schools were invited to the program with Taluka Education Officer Kingri also participating in the program. The participants were briefed about the services of Child Protection Unit Khairpur and Child Protection Authority Act. They were motivated to report any and all child abuse incidents to the CPU Khairpur in order for them to be addressed. The program was attended by the local community, students, CSOs heads & the dignitaries of the local area.

On February 17, 2022, a session was conducted by Waqar Ahmed Soomro Assistant Director Focal Person Child Protection Officer Kamber-Shahdadkot on awareness regarding 'Good touch & Bad touch

On February 17, 2022, a session was conducted by Waqar Ahmed Soomro Assistant Director, Focal Person Child Protection Officer Kamber-Shahdadkot on awareness regarding ‘Good touch & Bad touch, Child Abuse, Child Marriage, Corporal Punishment’ in Taluka Sujawal Junejo Dist: Kamber- Shahdadkot. More than 40 participants comprising mostly mothers, females and males of underprivileged communities attended the session. The feedback was also very encouraging.

Sindh Child Protection Authority attended a meeting of District Anti Human Trafficking and Anti-Bonded Labour

Sindh Child Protection Authority attended a meeting of District Anti Human Trafficking and Anti-Bonded Labour Implementation Committee chaired by Honorable Deputy Comissioner Thatta.

The Sindh Child Protection Authority attended the 1st District Coordination Committee Meeting on Prevention of Trafficking in persons Act 2018 on January 25

The Sindh Child Protection Authority attended the 1st District Coordination Committee Meeting on Prevention of Trafficking in persons Act 2018 on January 25 at Darbar Hall, DC Office, Khairpur duly chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner II Iqbal Hussain Jandan Saheb. All stakeholders/members including Police Department, FIA, Women Development Department, NGOs, Labor Department attended the said meeting. Zulfiqar Ali Shaikh Saheb represented the Social Welfare Department District Khairpur at the coordination meeting.

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted a review meetingon January 24 with representatives of NGOs

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted a review meeting on January 24 with representatives of NGOs regarding Anti-Human Trafficking & Anti-Bonded Labour and Implementation to extend coordination for future working. The participants were Mr. Manzoor Mallah, AD, SW, Tal: SBA, Mr. Akram Khaskheli, Mr. Shehzad (Hari Welfare Association, SBA), Mr. Asif-ul-Bashar, District Coordinator Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) Shaheed Benazirabad.

The Fact-Finding Committee,which was constituted earlier following the reports of alleged human rights violation

The Fact-Finding Committee, which was constituted earlier following the reports of alleged human rights violation including child labour, visited the Tharparkar area under the Committee Head Mohammad Ayub Khoso. The Committee spoke to the Child Protection Unit Officers in the area and directed the authorities to make sure that the forced child labour was put to an end.

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted an awareness session on Good Touch and Bad Touch on January 11.

The Sindh Child Protection Authority conducted an awareness session on Good Touch and Bad Touch on January 11. Issues such as child marriage, corporal punishment were also discussed in village Pabe Jo Tar UC Mithrio Bhatti Taluk Mithi, Tharparkar.

An awareness seminar on "Child Abuse, Referral Mechanism & Role of CPU Khairpur" was organized by W&CPC Khairpur

Incharge Madam Mehnaz Ali Bozdar Sahiba earlier today. The SCPA team briefed the participants about about the role of Child Protection Unit, Social Welfare Department Khairpur and other relevant stakeholders i.e., WDD, Human Rights Department, CSOs, NGOs pertaining to the SCPA act. It also discussed the referral mechanism to address the issues of child abuse/molestation, if reported at District Khairpur. The seminar was attended by Zaheer Ansari Sahib (SDPP), Qamar Uddin Channa Sahib CPO Khairpur, Qazi Shakeel Sahib (Human Rights Khairpur), Sharaf Uddin Tumrani Sahib (Social Activist), Hassan Kazim Junejo (WDD Khairpur) & the District Police personnel from the whole District Khairpur.

SCPA attended a one-day workshop

on the very important issue of Human Trafficking. The workshop was organized by SSDO.

The officials of the Sindh Child Protection Authority participated in a workshop for women

organized by the Social Welfare Dept in collaboration with the NGO ‘NRSP’. About 30 presidents of the local community organizations attended the workshop regarding improving coordination with government departments. The participants were briefed about the SCPA, its structure, mechanism, how it functions. They were also encouraged to report any and all child abuse to the SCPA’s helpline. Pictorial handbills with messages in the local language were also distributed.

Sindh Child Protection Authority participated in a program

on Dec 22 regarding “Social & Economical Issues of Child Marriages”. The program was live broadcasted on HOT FM 105.4 Radio Nawabshah. The program was managed by Legal Aid Society, Shaheed

A meeting of District Coordination Committee on Nutrition was held

on December 21 at the DC Office Khairpur. The meeting was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner Khairpur Iqbal Hussain Jandan Saheb. Issues pertaining to the health of children were discussed in detail and different stakeholders gave their inputs regarding the accelerated action plan program, its activities and progress in District Khairpur.

One of the teams of Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) attended a one-day training program

about “Protection from Sexual Exploitation and Abuse (PSEA)”. The training was organized by NHN and Hari Welfare Association, Shaheed Benazirabad.

SCPA held a meeting with a UNICEF representative

where the two discussed the latter’s strategy for children in Pakistan going forward and talked about the need to bridge the communication gap between the two bodies.

SCPA Chairperson Ms. Shamim Mumtaz visited the house of Kana Kumar

SCPA Chairperson Ms. Shamim Mumtaz visited the house of Kana Kumar, who belonged to a minority group and was found murdered fortnight ago after sexual abuse. SCPA paid condolences to the poor kid’s family.

Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz personally took the boy to reunite him with his family

A child named Feroz s/o Hajan, who belongs to a small village “Maday Jee” of Shikarpur region had run off to Punjab from Karachi after being subjected to physical abuse by his employers. He was retrieved by Punjab Police who handed him over to SCPA officials. Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz personally took the boy to reunite him with his family since his parents were poor and could not afford to travel. He has now been handed over to his parents by the SCPA officials including Ms Shamim Mumtaz.

SCPA Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz along with CPU Larkana and Sukkur went to Punjab

A child named Feroz s/o Hajan, belongs to a small village “Maday Jee” of Shikarpur region. The kid used to work at a Bungalow in Karachi where he was subjected to brutal physical torture. The kid ran off to Punjab where he was intercepted near Patoki by Punjab Police, Habibabad Thana. Since the kid hails from a poor family, his parents cannot travel to Punjab. SCPA Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz along with CPU Larkana and Sukkur went to Punjab personally and are now taking the child themselves to reunite him with his family.

UNODC  Pakistan organized a two-day consultation workshop

UNODC  Pakistan organized a two-day consultation workshop for the framing of victim assistance SOPs, guidelines and recommendations for NRM to assist victims of trafficking. Participants are from Labor department, Social Welfare Department, FIA, police. Sindh Child Protection Authority also took part in the event. Ms. Fozia Masoom Director Operations is representing the SCPA along with other officers concerned.

International Children's Day Celebration at SMB Quaid-e-Azam Public School.

Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) organized an event at SMB Quaid-e-Azam Public School to celebrate the International Children’s Day. Minister Social Welfare Department Muhammad Sajid Jokhio and SCPA Chairperson Shamim Mumtaz attended the event as honorable chief guests. The event is an attempt to make the people aware of the rights of children and how they should be treated with love and kindness.

The Child Protection Unit Social Welfare Badin and Badin Rural Development Society celebrated the universal children's day at Public School Haroon Abad.

The Child Protection Unit Social Welfare Badin and Badin Rural Development Society celebrated the universal children’s day at Public School Haroon Abad. The program was aimed at bringing positive change in the society and highlighting the importance of education.

International children's day at Shaheed Benazirabad (Primary to High) School.

The Child Protection Unit in coordination with Hair Welfare Association celebrated the international children’s day at Shaheed Benazirabad (Primary to High) School.

Inauguration ceremony of Roshni Shelter Home. Minister Information & Labour Sindh, President PPP Karachi Saeed Ghani and Sindh Child Protection Authority Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz can be seen at the inauguration ceremony of Roshni Shelter Home.

Minister Information & Labour Sindh, President PPP Karachi Saeed Ghani and Sindh Child Protection Authority Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz can be seen at the inauguration ceremony of Roshni Shelter Home. Both of them also reiterated their commitment towards ensuring the efficient working of Anti-Beggary Unit.

Celebrations of the International Children's Day at one of the shelter homes.

Ms Shamim Mumtaz Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority, Ms Fozia Masoom Director Operations SCPA, along with children and other members of the SCPA, cut a cake in celebrations of the International Children’s Day at one of the shelter homes.

A validation workshop on Child Protection Case Management and Referral System (CP-CMRS) in Sindh will be held at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi, organized by SCPA, Social Welfare Department

A validation workshop on Child Protection Case Management and Referral System (CP-CMRS) in Sindh will be held at Movenpick Hotel, Karachi, organized by SCPA, Social Welfare Department in collaboration with UNICEF. Muhammad Sajid Jokhio, Minister Social Welfare Department and Abdul Waheed Shaikh, Secretary Social Welfare Department participate in the workshop along with Ms. Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson SCPA.

One of the representatives of the SCPA visited the Mole Dino Khaskheli Govt. High School in village Makkhan Sammo

One of the representatives of the SCPA visited the Mole Dino Khaskheli Govt. High School in village Makkhan Sammo on November 4, 2021. Participating in an event that was aimed at equipping the school’s library with books, the SCPA donated books based on General Knowledge.

Chairperson SCPA Ms. Shamim Mumtaz held a meeting with police personnel including the DIG

Chairperson SCPA Ms. Shamim Mumtaz held a meeting with police personnel including the DIG wherein matters related to child begging were discussed. The two parties have reiterated their commitment towards ending the child begging in all districts of Sindh.

SCPA represented the Social Welfare Department District Khairpur as a referral partner at the "Awareness seminar on women & children’s issues"

SCPA represented the Social Welfare Department District Khairpur as a referral partner at the “Awareness seminar on women & children’s issues” organized by Women & Children Protection Cell Khairpur at SSP Office Khairpur today. All stakeholders concerned including CSO, NGOs & line departments attended the program successfully coordinated by In charge W&CPC Khairpur Madam Mehnaz Bozdar Sahiba & co-hosted by Zaheer Ansari from SDPP Khairpur. The program was chaired by SSP (HQ), Mohammed Anwar Bugti Sahib along with DSP (HQ), Mehdi Raza Arain Sahib.

A coordination meeting was held between SCPA, Social Welfare Department and Kachhi Community Development Association to discuss the activities

A coordination meeting was held between SCPA, Social Welfare Department and Kachhi Community Development Association to discuss the activities planned to celebrate the Children’s Day at Rattnabad, Mirpurkhas.

SCPA is pleased to have attended a session regarding guidelines for identification, screening referral, and direct assistance for victims of trafficking and migrant smuggling, organized by International Organization for Migration (IOM).

SCPA is pleased to have attended a session regarding guidelines for identification, screening referral, and direct assistance for victims of trafficking and migrant smuggling, organized by International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Monday, October 25, 2021.

In a District Coordination Committee meeting held at Darbar Conference Hall, SCPA took charge of the Child Protection Unit Jacobabad from LRF and handed it over to Social Welfare Department.

In a District Coordination Committee meeting held at Darbar Conference Hall, SCPA took charge of the Child Protection Unit Jacobabad from LRF and handed it over to Social Welfare Department. Mr. Abdul Waheed Sheikh, Secretary Social Welfare Department, Mr. Tahir Iqbal Advocate, CEO LRF, Mr. Waqar Ahmed Soomro, Assistant Director, Focal Person Child Protection Units Kamber Shahdadkot – Larkana Mr. Adeel Ahmed, Program Manager Save the Children Pakistan, and Additional Deputy Commissioner, Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Daudpota, and other officials and civil society members attended the meeting.

An awareness session was organised by SCPA in District Mirpurkhas.

An awareness session was organized by SCPA in District Mirpurkhas. The agenda was to spread awareness about child protection and preventions for better healthcare. The session was held at Sammo High School Taluka Shujaabad.

CPO Sukkur met with the Legal Aid Society's head office.

CPO Sukkur met with the Legal Aid Society’s head office team to discuss issues pertaining to working mechanism and several case studies.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited Obaro.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited Obaro and met the father of the missing girls in Obaro. Delivering is our number one priority.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited Darlatfal Sukkur.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited Darlatfal Sukkur, met the children in the institution and reviewed the arrangements and directed to take good steps for better future of the children.

A meeting with Deputy Inspector Mirpurkhas Division Zulfiqar Ali Mehar.

A meeting with Deputy Inspector Mirpurkhas Division Zulfiqar Ali Mehar on October 12 to discuss the menace of child marriage, abuse, and other such related issues.

SCPA Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz held a meeting earlier today with NGOs namely LRF and Save The Children.

SCPA Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz held a meeting earlier today with NGOs namely LRF and Save The Children. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss the possibility of working together for activities related to International Children Day.

Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority met with Chief Secretary Sindh, Mr. Mumtaz Ali Shah to discuss the issue of child protection.

Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority met with Chief Secretary Sindh, Mr. Mumtaz Ali Shah to discuss the issue of child protection. The two exchanged ideas as to how maximum protection for children could be ensured.

Legal Aid Society SBA held a discussion about the ills and

disadvantages of early child marriage.

Legal Aid Society SBA held a discussion about the ills and disadvantages of early child marriage. The meeting discussed steps that could be taken to stop the early child marriage cases, the prospects of who should be trained for implementation of the law, and how the message should be communicated to the masses. The following people participated in the meeting: Adv Faisal Memon, LSA, SBA, Mr. Mir Hasan Brohi, AD, SW Taluka Nawabshah, Mr. Manzoor Husain Mallah, AD, SW Taluka SBA, and Mr. Zulfiqar Ali Rind, ASWO Taluka SBA.

SCPA had a meeting with Clara Dube, Chief Field Officer Karachi, UNICEF on September 23.

SCPA had a meeting with Clara Dube, Chief Field Officer Karachi, UNICEF on September 23. The main agenda of the meeting was Child Protection in relation to Early Child Marriage. The meeting took place at the UNICEF office (IHS). Ms. Clara was briefed in detail about the SCPA Act & the referral mechanism to address the Early Child Marriages and Child Abuse cases in the session by the officials of SCPA.

The SCPA held a meeting with SHO Matiari along with women police officials at Deputy Director, SW HQ/FP CPU, Matiari.

The SCPA held a meeting with SHO Matiari along with women police officials at Deputy Director, SW HQ/FP CPU, Matiari earlier today. The issue of missing and vulnerable children was the agenda of the meeting. The police officials were also briefed about the working of the SCPA and its helpline no. 1121.

A meeting was held on 14th September, 2021 at the Child Protection Unit, Mirpurkhas.

A meeting was held on 14th September, 2021 at the Child Protection Unit, Mirpurkhas where a Child Protection Authority (Sindh) District Officer Junaid Mirza, District Focal Person and former Vice-President District Bar Association Mirpurkhas Advocate Adnan Khurram Meo Rajput consulted on the abuse of two innocent and poor children. They announced free legal aid to both innocent poor victimized children.

A meeting between SCPA and Legal Aid Society was held at the latter's head office in Larkana.

A meeting between SCPA and Legal Aid Society was held at the latter’s head office in Larkana. Representing SCPA was Mr Waqar Ahmed Soomro, Assistant Director, Focal Person Child Protection Unit Kamber Shahdadkot. Matters related to early child marriages were discussed.

A one-day training session was attended at Royal Taj Hotel Nawabshah by Child Protection Officers.

A one-day training session was attended at Royal Taj Hotel Nawabshah by Child Protection Officers, organized by Legal Aid Society (Child Early Forced Marriage- CEFM). The main objective of the session was to discuss the reasons why the issue of child marriage is still persistent.

Honorable Minister Social Welfare Department Govt of Sindh, Sajid Jokhio visited the Shelter Home Malir where he was given a warm welcome by DG SCPA Dr. Azeem Ur Rahim Khan Meo and Chairperson SCPA Shamim Mumtaz.

Honorable Minister Social Welfare Department Govt of Sindh, Sajid Jokhio visited the Shelter Home Malir where he was given a warm welcome by DG SCPA Dr. Azeem Ur Rahim Khan Meo and Chairperson SCPA Shamim Mumtaz. The Minister was briefed about the activities and given a tour of the shelter home…

Chairperson SCPA Ms Shamim Mumtaz and DG SCPA Dr Azim Ur Rahim Khan Meo Administration to improve the conditions and the working efficiency of the shelter homes

Chairperson SCPA Ms Shamim Mumtaz and DG SCPA Dr Azim Ur Rahim Khan Meo called a meeting with the Internal Administration to improve the conditions and the working efficiency of the shelter homes to make sure that the poor, destitute and orphans are well-facilitated.

Provincial Minister for Social Welfare Department Govt. of Sindh Muhammad Sajid Jokhio Sindh Child Protection Authority's office

Provincial Minister for Social Welfare Department Govt. of Sindh Muhammad Sajid Jokhio visited the Sindh Child Protection Authority’s office where he was given a warm welcome by DG SCPA Dr Azeem Ur Raheem Khan Meo and Chairperson SCPA Ms Shamim Mumtaz. He was briefed about the ongoing activities and appreciated the efforts of SCPA.

DG SCPA Dr Azeem Ur Rahim Khan Meo and Chairperson SCPA Ms Shamim Mumtaz Cake-cutting ceremony to mark the Independence Day.

DG SCPA Dr Azeem Ur Rahim Khan Meo and Chairperson SCPA Ms Shamim Mumtaz planted a sapling to initiate the plantation drive and participated in a cake-cutting ceremony to mark the Independence Day.

Sindh Child Protection Authority Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz Attended a Child Protection Action Dialogue organized by the Zindagi Trust and Sindh Police.

Sindh Child Protection Authority Chairperson Ms Shamim Mumtaz attended a Child Protection Action Dialogue organized by the Zindagi Trust and Sindh Police. Matters pertaining to children’s security were discussed. Ms. Mumtaz was accompanied by Fouzia Masoom, Director Operations SCPA.

Ms. Afshan Tehseen, Chairperson National Commission on Rights of Child (NCRC) Visited the SCPA Office along with Iqbal Detho, Member NCHR.

Ms. Afshan Tehseen, Chairperson National Commission on Rights of Child (NCRC) visited the SCPA Office along with Iqbal Detho, Member NCHR where they were briefed by Ms. Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson SCPA about the operational activities of SCPA and how the abuse against children is reported and managed on SCPA’s helpline 1121. Also present on the occasion was Fouzia Masoom, Director Operations SCPA.

Sindh Child Protection Authority has added another feather in its cap Child Protection Unit in Sukkur

Allhumdillah! Sindh Child Protection Authority has added another feather in its cap by opening a Child Protection Unit in Sukkur. The Child Protection Unit was inaugurated by Honourable Madam Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited The Thalassemia Center in Sukkur

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority Shamim Mumtaz visited the Thalassemia Center in Sukkur, met the children suffering from leukemia and presented flowers and gifts to the children in the hospital.

SCPA in collaboration with LRF hosted one-day workshop to create awareness about strengthening child protection in Sindh Child Protection Authority

SCPA in collaboration with LRF hosted one-day workshop to create awareness about strengthening child protection in Sindh. Attending the event as Chief Guests are Abdul Waheed Shaikh, Secretary Social Welfare Department; Shamim Mumtaz, Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority & Dr Azim ur Rahim Khan Meo, DG Sindh Child Protection Authority.

Chairman of District Support Group (DSG) met with the key persons representing various NGOs and NPOs Darul Atfal Sukkur with Asst

Chairman of District Support Group (DSG) met with the key persons representing various NGOs and NPOs. The agenda of the meeting was to discuss the issues of child protection and task-based working. The meeting was held today at Child Protection Unit (CPU) Darul Atfal Sukkur with Asst. Director CPU Sindh Child Protection Authority.

Consultants National Commission on Rights of Child paid a visit along with CEO Headquarters of Sindh Child Protection Authority

Consultants National Commission on Rights of Child paid a visit along with CEO Legal Aid Forum to the headquarters of Sindh Child Protection Authority earlier today.

SCPA Chairperson Shamim Mumtaz and DG SCPA Dr. Azim ur Rahim Khan Meo Visited Dar-ul-Atfal Al Binat

SCPA Chairperson Shamim Mumtaz and DG SCPA Dr. Azim ur Rahim Khan Meo visited Dar-ul-Atfal Al Binat where they distributed gifts and had lunch with the orphans on Father’s Day. SCPA is doing its bit to make sure that the orphans do not feel left alone.

SCPA Chairperson Shamim Mumtaz and DG Dr. Azim ur Rahim Khan SCPA Shelter Home Malir

SCPA Chairperson Shamim Mumtaz and DG Dr. Azim ur Rahim Khan Meo paid a surprise visit at SCPA Shelter Home Malir.

A workshop was conducted on May 28 regarding the importance of child protection CPU District Dadu

A workshop was conducted on May 28 regarding the importance of child protection where under the supervision of Sayed Hidayat Ali Shah, Child Protection Officer and CPU District Dadu, several laws and amendments related to children were discussed.

Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) Director Operation Madam Fauzia was a part of a 2-day training workshop UNODC in Islamabad.

Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) Director Operation Madam Fauzia was a part of a 2-day training workshop from May 26 to May 27, 2021 on Expanded and Improved Implementation of Support Services for Victims of Trafficking and Smuggles Migrants. The workshop was organised by UNODC in Islamabad.

Shamim Mumtaz (MPA & Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA), visited Church to meet the Christian Community.

Shamim Mumtaz (MPA & Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA), visited Church to meet the Christian Community. Mushtaq Matto, member of PPP’s minority wing, met a delegation of Fathers and Bishops. Matters related to Christian children were discussed in the meeting. Shamim Mumtaz pledged to safeguard the children of all communities including the Christian Community.

Team Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) celebrated this Eid at a Shelter Home in Malir

Team Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) celebrated this Eid at a Shelter Home in Malir with children by cutting a cake, distributing gifts and Eidi.

Shamim Mumtaz Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) along with Director/Incharge Shelter Home

Shamim Mumtaz Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority (SCPA) along with Director/Incharge Shelter home celebrated Eid at a Shelter Home in Malir with children by cutting a cake, distributing gifts and Eidi.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority visit of Dadu.

Chairperson SCPA Shamim Mumtaz visited the Dadu district on an urgent basis. Ever since the cases of child abuse came to light, the Chairperson has held open kacheri, meetings and press conferences in order to shed light on the grim situation. On her part, she has taken immediate actions to curb the menace of child abuse in the region and has met and discussed the issue with DC office Dadu and Sindh University VC as well

The Inauguration Ceremony Of Shelter Home For Destitute & Orphan Children's.

Chairperson SCPA Shamim Mumtaz along with Chief Guest Murtaza Wahab, Secretary Social Welfare Department and DG SCPA inaugurated the latest Shelter Home for Destitute & Orphan Children — Social Welfare Complex Malir. The shelter home aims to look after the poor, neglected, homeless and orphan children. It aims to nurture them to ensure these children may go on to achieve great things in future for themselves and the country.

Chairperson Sindh Child Protection Authority visit of Pakistan Sweet Home Sukkur.

Chairperson SCPA Shamim Mumtaz along with Chief Guest Murtaza Wahab, Secretary Social Welfare Department and DG SCPA inaugurated the latest Shelter Home for Destitute & Orphan Children — Social Welfare Complex Malir. The shelter home aims to look after the poor, neglected, homeless and orphan children. It aims to nurture them to ensure these children may go on to achieve great things in future for themselves and the country.

Other Events

Visit by UNICEF representatives at (SCPA) HQS khi to discuss the provisions of budget allocation for child protection by government of sindh.

Visit to sweet home orphanage sukkhar by cpo sukkhar.

Awareness session on child protection at rohri and kandhra police station.

Glimpses of different activities by cpo kamber shehdadkot.

Establishment of women and child protection cell kamber shehdadkot.

Signing of MOU between sindh child protection authority and devcon D.G (SCPA) and ceo devcon signing the MOU.

Distribution and pasting of pumhplets by cpo tando muhammad khan.

Visit to CPU shikarpur by country director save the children mr. khuram gondal and ceo lrf mr.Tahir malik.

Lecture on child rights and child protection at ssp office thatta.

Visit by cpo malir and cpo east karachi to edhi home karachi.

Lecture on child rights and child protection organized by cpu thatta.

Awareness session on child protection for all private school association mirpurkhas.

D.G scpa dr.azeem ur rahim speaking as a guest speaker at lrf distribution of hygine kits among children in yois,remand home and shed home foundation.

10th meeting of sindh child protection authority.

Capacity building workshop for the child protection officers in 29 districts held at scpa hq karachi.

Training of railway police officers to address child protection issues in sindh.

Glimpses of visit of students to sindh child protection authority.

Awareness sessions on protection of child from abuse violence exploitation and neglect in schools.

30th universal children's day.

30th world childrens day.

8th general body meeting.

Visit by cpo mirpurkhas to miss zahida detho.

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