52nd Session – Pakistan. Recommendations to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child - Prepared by Child Helpline International and Member Helplines – April 2009

Annually child helplines receive 11.3 million calls from children and youth needing care and protection. This report provides recommendations on the start-up and scale-up of child helpline in Pakistan.
The report is compiled by Child Helpline International (CHI) and member helplines. It recommends that a 3-4 digit, toll free, national helpline be accessible to all children, particularly those disadvantaged. It describes the current status of the child helpline and opportunities for collaboration between the helpline, NGOs and the government so as to scale up the helpline’s activities to reach out to more children.

Published 2010-07-13

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