Rukhsana Shah

Autism awareness

Autism awareness

One out of 60 children is diagnosed with this condition. Published 02 Apr, 2019 06:59am
Occupational safety

Occupational safety

Lessons must be learnt from tragedies like the Baldia fire. Published 15 Oct, 2018 07:12am
Supporting LHWs

Supporting LHWs

Why does Punjab want to undo a successful programme? Published 16 Sep, 2018 06:35am
Prison reform

Prison reform

Two-thirds of those behind bars are undertrials. Published 21 Aug, 2018 06:59am
Animal legislation

Animal legislation

These ‘invisible workers’ are underfed and maltreated. Published 07 Aug, 2018 07:05am
Bad career choice?

Bad career choice?

Nurses in Pakistan work in a highly misogynist culture. Published 23 Jul, 2018 07:09am
Sindh disability law

Sindh disability law

The act reflects a paradigm shift in the way PWDs are perceived. Published 08 Jul, 2018 07:15am
Disability culture

Disability culture

Pakistan lacks workable solutions when it comes to disability. Published 15 Apr, 2018 06:28am
Girls with autism

Girls with autism

Pakistanis on the spectrum have little to no state support. Published 02 Apr, 2018 07:05am
Birth defects

Birth defects

The perils of consanguinity are hardly recognised in Pakistan. Published 15 Feb, 2018 05:56am
Special Olympics

Special Olympics

Most parents here haven’t explored the potential of sports. Published 23 Jan, 2018 06:54am
Preet Nagar

Preet Nagar

Peace lovers from both sides of the border meet at this haven. Published 09 Aug, 2017 02:45am
Punishing children

Punishing children

Corporal punishment is pervasive because of cultural acceptance. Published 26 Jul, 2017 01:43am
Early education

Early education

A child-centred approach values children’s insights. Published 10 Jul, 2017 07:28am
Child protection

Child protection

There’s no national policy for child welfare and development. Published 25 Jun, 2017 04:16am
Governance woes

Governance woes

Bureaucracy has become subservient to the rulers. Published 09 Jun, 2017 01:06am
Neglected subject

Neglected subject

Mental health sciences must be included in curricula. Updated 31 May, 2017 07:08am
Shackled children

Shackled children

The conditions in custodial settings are terrible in Pakistan. Published 15 May, 2017 02:25am
Locked away

Locked away

Disturbing reports have emerged of children in institutions. Updated 26 Apr, 2017 07:00am