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Child Protection Legislation in Pakistan: Bringing International Child Rights Obligations and Local Values Together

  title={Child Protection Legislation in Pakistan: Bringing International Child Rights Obligations and Local Values Together},
  author={Tahira Jabeen},
  • T. Jabeen
  • Published 1 July 2016
  • Political Science
IntroductionPakistan has ratified a number of international treaties which provide children with special protections. Amongst these international commitments, the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) is most significant as it shapes the national policy guidelines on children's issues. The UNCRC gives special emphasis to children's protection rights. Articles on protection against discrimination (Article 2), registration after birth (Article 7), protection against abuse… 
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