Rukhsana Shah

Autism awareness

Autism awareness

One out of 60 children is diagnosed with this condition.

Published Apr 02, 2019 06:59am
Occupational safety

Occupational safety

Lessons must be learnt from tragedies like the Baldia fire.

Published Oct 15, 2018 07:12am
Supporting LHWs

Supporting LHWs

Why does Punjab want to undo a successful programme?

Published Sep 16, 2018 06:35am
Prison reform

Prison reform

Two-thirds of those behind bars are undertrials.

Published Aug 21, 2018 06:59am
Animal legislation

Animal legislation

These ‘invisible workers’ are underfed and maltreated.

Published Aug 07, 2018 07:05am
Bad career choice?

Bad career choice?

Nurses in Pakistan work in a highly misogynist culture.

Published Jul 23, 2018 07:09am
Sindh disability law

Sindh disability law

The act reflects a paradigm shift in the way PWDs are perceived.

Published Jul 08, 2018 07:15am
Disability culture

Disability culture

Pakistan lacks workable solutions when it comes to disability.

Published Apr 15, 2018 06:28am
Girls with autism

Girls with autism

Pakistanis on the spectrum have little to no state support.

Published Apr 02, 2018 07:05am
Birth defects

Birth defects

The perils of consanguinity are hardly recognised in Pakistan.

Published Feb 15, 2018 05:56am
Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Most parents here haven’t explored the potential of sports.

Published Jan 23, 2018 06:54am
Preet Nagar

Preet Nagar

Peace lovers from both sides of the border meet at this haven.

Published Aug 09, 2017 02:45am
Punishing children

Punishing children

Corporal punishment is pervasive because of cultural acceptance.

Published Jul 26, 2017 01:43am
Early education

Early education

A child-centred approach values children’s insights.

Published Jul 10, 2017 07:28am
Child protection

Child protection

There’s no national policy for child welfare and development.

Published Jun 25, 2017 04:16am
Governance woes

Governance woes

Bureaucracy has become subservient to the rulers.

Published Jun 09, 2017 01:06am
Neglected subject

Neglected subject

Mental health sciences must be included in curricula.

Updated May 31, 2017 07:08am
Shackled children

Shackled children

The conditions in custodial settings are terrible in Pakistan.

Published May 15, 2017 02:25am
Locked away

Locked away

Disturbing reports have emerged of children in institutions.

Updated Apr 26, 2017 07:00am