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ACR Weekly Newsletter Vol.2, No.26 (25 June 2003)
Pakistan: Number of School-going Children on the Decline [REPORT]
Karachi: The number of school-going children is on the decline despite constant pledges and assurances by successive governments to increase literacy rate. At present, only about 27.5 per cent of the...
18 June 2003: AHRC URGENT ACTION
ACEH: 507 SCHOOLS BURNED DOWN The Jakarta Post has reported that 507 school buildings have been set on fire by unidentified persons in ten districts in Banda Aceh since 19 May 2003 (18 June 2003, h...
Pakistan: Use of Children as Camel Jockeys: Shameful for All
Up till now about the return of hundred minor camel jockeys from Dubai shows how organized the child smuggling racket is. The under-12-year-olds had been in the UAE for over two to four years, and wer...
GENDER: Beyond Victims and Villains: Addressing Sexual Violence in the Education Sector [report]
Gender violence causes as much of a burden of ill health and death among women aged 15 to 44 as cancer, and more than malaria and traffic accidents combined. This report reveals that such violence als...
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