Divisional offices to be established for protection of children


Staff Reporter

Sindh minister for Social Welfare Sindh Shamim Mumtaz has directed newly appointed first Director General Sindh Child Protection Authority to immediately take measure to setup divisional offices of authority in Karachi with status of Headquarter, Hyderabad, Shaheed Benazirabad, Mirpur Khas, Sukkur and Larkana so as to provide protection to children in case of need in line with international human rights treaties and conventions ratified by Pakistan.
Provincial minister Social Welfare who is also chairperson of SCPA expressed these views while having introductory meeting with first newly appointed DG Sindh Child Protection Authority Abdul Wahid Laghari at her office.
She said that all the preparations should be completed in a month so that authority could be fully functionalized till mid April. She also directed to launch website of the authority creating linkage with child protection units and child protection officers working in various districts throughout the province with support of enhanced access to public at large.

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