Today is World Autism Awareness Day.
One out of 60 children is diagnosed with this condition.
Lessons must be learnt from tragedies like the Baldia fire.
Why does Punjab want to undo a successful programme?
Two-thirds of those behind bars are undertrials.
These ‘invisible workers’ are underfed and maltreated.
Nurses in Pakistan work in a highly misogynist culture.
The act reflects a paradigm shift in the way PWDs are perceived.
Pakistan lacks workable solutions when it comes to disability.
Pakistanis on the spectrum have little to no state support.
The perils of consanguinity are hardly recognised in Pakistan.
Most parents here haven’t explored the potential of sports.
Peace lovers from both sides of the border meet at this haven.
Corporal punishment is pervasive because of cultural acceptance.
A child-centred approach values children’s insights.
There’s no national policy for child welfare and development.
Bureaucracy has become subservient to the rulers.
Mental health sciences must be included in curricula.
The conditions in custodial settings are terrible in Pakistan.
Disturbing reports have emerged of children in institutions.