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Dr. Qibla Aayaz, Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology, and Ms. Mehnaz Aziz, member National Assembly PMLN, committed to help Bedari and young girls in taking up the matter of Child Marriage to an end!

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ISLAMABAD (15th October 2018): The event titled ‘A policy dialogue on child marriage’ was organized by Bedari in collaboration with Potohar Organization for Development Advocacy (PODA) on 1st day during  annual Conference on Rural Women. Setting a Joint Agenda for Empowerment and Progress activities, focus on issue of child marriage was placed at the event. Speaking at the event, Bedari Executive Director, Ms. Anbreen Ajaib said that since issue of child marriages is one of […]

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Parents and Young Boys were briefed on the issues of Child Marriage and SRHR

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Bedari organized an awareness session with parents & young boys of Basti Ram Sawan. The purpose of the session was to discuss the consequences of child marriage and brief them about Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) issues. People in the area were uneducated and unaware about their health conditions and these issues. 23 people participated in this activity. The participants were briefed that boys and girls who marry before the age of 18 are […]

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Police Officials were trained by Bedari on Child Marriage law

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Bedari team organized full day training with Police officials on Child Marriage law at Police Headquarter, Lahore. The training aimed at raising the sensitivity of police officials on child marriage law, highlighting their role as police officials and discussing the challenges police faces while addressing such case. 87 police officials attended the training. According to Punjab’s law the minimum age for girl to be married is 16 years while for boy its 18 years, which itself […]

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Bedari held a successful meeting with Women Caucus to discuss the issues and consequences of Child Marriage

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Bedari team Lahore had a meeting with parliamentarians (Women caucus) to address the issue of Child Marriage and engage girls in educational and productive activities. It was a combined activity under the projects, Marriage No Child’s Play and Her Choice. Following issues were discussed in detail: 1. Discuss flows in Child marriage law and push women caucus to perform their role in legislation assembly. 2. Amend the current Child marriage law and present in the assembly from women caucus platform. 3. Increase […]

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A successful District Convention with Political parties

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Bedari Gujranwala organized District Convention under the project, “Deepening Democracy and Election Support in Pakistan – DESP” by FAFEN.  District Presidents of political parties including, PMLN (Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz), PPP (Pakistan Peoples Party), PTI (Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaaf), Awami Workers Party, PMLQ (Pakistan Muslim League Quaid-e-Azam) attended the session.  A large number of people including women and minorities also participated in the convention. The said political leaders were as follows:   Rana Maqsood Ahmad (General Secretary/DeputyMayor-PMLN) Mushtaq […]

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