Parliamentary oversight essential to protect child rights in the country: Convener Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights MNA .Mehnaz Akbar Aziz
Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights resolves to bring uniformity in Laws related to Child Rights
Islamabad: 1st December 2022; Convener Parliamentary Caucus on Child Rights( PCCR) MNA Ms.Mehnaz Akbar Aziz has said that parliamentary oversight is essential to protect child rights in the country. She said that children in Pakistan have been facing real challanges of child labour, child harassment, and child abuse and PCCR is to effectively intervene in the situation to bring relief to children. She expressed these views while Chairing the 2nd meeting of PCCR in Parliament House today.
While lamenting about non implementation of child rights and ineffective response of executive departments, MNA Mr. Qadir Khan Mandukhail stressed on the need to focus on implementation of laws related to Child rights. furthermore, MNA Mohsin Dawar said that Children need special focus of parliamentarians as protect their present would ensure bright future of country.
The members PCCR resolves to work for effective legislation for protecting Child Rights in the country. The members also expressed concern over absence of head of National Commission on Child Rights and its non- Cooperation with PCCR.
The meeting of PCCR was attended by MNAs Ms Shahida Akhtar Ali, Ms.Mehnaz Akber Aziz ,
Qadir Khan Mandukhail
Naveed Amir Jeeva ,
Dr Muhammad Afzal, Khan Dhandla,
Iqbal Ahmed – Member Sindh (National Child Rights Commission)
Komal Ahmed Ministry of Law.