Powering Up to End Polio: UNICEF and Pakistan’s Karachi Electric Team Up to Spread Crucial Messages, from Football Field to Electricity Bills

Karachi, Sindh - Dec, 2014: “It’s not just the love of the game. It’s also the love of my community.” 15 year old Fateh Muhammed wipes the sweat from his brow after scoring the winning goal to lead his neighborhood team into the semifinals of a football tournament hosted in Karachi’s poverty-stricken Lyari neighborhood by Karachi Electric and UNICEF. “I am a local star, a source of pride and respect. I want to use this respect to raise awareness among my people, whether it is about polio and other health-related issues, or staying away from drugs.” says Muhammed. Read full story here





The Tragedy of Peshawar

Islamabad - Dec 17, 2014:
At noon the terrible news came over us: 132 children and several teachers were brutally and deliberately killed in a school in Peshawar. The phone doesn’t stop ringing. Our colleagues in New York, Geneva and all over the world must be informed about the terrible incident. Together we reflect on what can be done in this situation to give support to the children of Pakistan. Read full story here





UNICEF and DFID Provide Hygiene Kits to Flood Affected Families in Punjab

Jhang, Punjab - Nov 2014:
On a pleasant winter afternoon, Mumtaz Bibi (37) prepares lunch for her family as one of her five daughters walks in carrying a UNICEF jerry can full of clean water taken from a nearby ground water hand pump. It was not very long ago that the family used polluted water from a nearby pond filled with floodwater for all their household needs. Read full story here 


Vocational Training for Adolescents to Brighten their Future 

Lahore - Punjab - September 2014:
 This is Muhammad Roshan (16), a hard working young man with keen interest in fixing electric appliances. Click here to read his story.




As the convention enters its 26th year in November 2014, we want our readers to associate with the most rapidly and widely ratified international human rights treaty in history. Pakistan, too, signed the convention. For more information, visit the links shared below:

A WORLD of Difference: 25 CRC achievements

READ CRC in Major Languages from Pakistan

KNOW all about CRC, UNICEF and the world

UNICEF Generation@25 | 25 Years of CRC


A Statistical Analysis of Violence against Children

The report sheds light on the prevalence of different forms of violence against children, with global figures and data from 190 countries. Read summary report here and the full report here (large size document).


•  Displacement in KP/FATA: Needs and Response
•  2012 Floods: Needs and Response
•  Situation Analysis of Children and Women in Pakistan 2012
•  The State of the World's Children 2012

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