NCRC

NATIONAL COMMISSION ON THE RIGHTS OF CHILD

Working for an enabling, responsive and protective society for children to enjoy their rights with dignity.

Who we are

The Federal Government has constituted the National Commission on the Rights of Child in exercise of powers conferred by Section 3(1) of the National Commission on the Rights of Child Act, 2017.

Message From Chairperson

Our children are our future and the National Commission on the Rights of Child is committed to provide an enabling environment for children to enjoy their rights with dignity. As per its mandate, the National Commission on the Rights of Child will continue to monitor situations and developments on child rights to propose required actions to safeguard children from abuse, exploitation, violence and neglect. I strongly urge that the Policy makers, government institutions, parents and other civil society actors must converge their efforts to ensure that each child has equal opportunity to enjoy his/her rights and exploit optimum potential in an atmosphere of love, harmony and security.

MS. AFSHAN TEHSEEN

- CHAIRPERSON NCRC

FEBRUARY 28 2020

Commission constituted by the Government of Pakistan

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Awareness Raising Events on Child Rights

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Response to Child Rights Violation Cases

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Policy Brief
Issued by NCRC

What are Child Rights?

Child Rights are the human rights of children. Every child, regardless of their age, race, gender, wealth or birthplace, has rights.

What is the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)?

The Convention on the Rights of the Child is an international human rights agreement that outlines the specific rights that children and young people can claim.

What is the mandate of NCRC?

Under the obligation of UNCRC, the Government of Pakistan has constituted the National Commission on the Rights of Child through a notification on February 28, 2020 under the Act of 2017.

key programme areas

Awareness Raising
The Act empowers the Commission on the Rights of Child to spread awareness and promote dialogue on child rights among various sections of the society and promote awareness of the safeguards available for protection of these rights.
Reviewing and Promoting Legislations
As per the Act, NCRC examines existing or proposed legislations and administrative instruments and proposals related to child rights and make such recommendations as it deems appropriate.
Monitoring Child Rights Violations & Handling Complaints
One of the core Mandates of the National Commission on the Rights of Child is to inquire into complaints of violations of Child Rights in the country. It has power to take suo moto on serious cases of violation of child rights and to examine factors that inhibit the enjoyment of rights of children.
Engagement with International Human Rights Systems
The National Commission on the Rights of Child strongly advocates the engagement with international human rights system for promotion and protection of child rights in the country.

Latest Updates

Islamabad, November 20, 2020 – The Chairperson National Commission on the Rights of Child, Ms. Afshan Tehseen reaffirms the commitment of the …

Islamabad – The second Board Meeting of the National Commission on the Rights of Child was held today at its secretariat in …

(On the occasion of Universal Children’s Day and 30th Anniversary of the ratification of UNCRC) The Universal Children’s Day is marked around …

Islamabad, October 5, 2020 – Today, the Chairperson National Commission on the Rights of Child (NCRC), Ms Afshan Tehseen along members met …

Publications

Policy Brief on Forced Conversions

The Policy Brief was issued by the National Commission on the Rights of Child on Forced Conversion with Recommendations after analysis of Arzoo case

Annual Progress Report 2020

During the year, NCRC participated in several Seminars, Webinars, Radio Programs and Talk Show on several topics including Universal Children's Day.

Important Links

  • Ministry of Human Rights
  • National Commission for Human Rights
  • National Commission on the Status of Women
  • Human Rights Information Resource Portal
  • KP Child Protection and Welfare Commission
  • Child Protection and Welfare Bureau Punjab
  • Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

social media updates