SEW-EGAP Policy Dialogue on Women & Disability Generates Debate.

On 23rd May 2015, SEW- EGAP Women Empowerment Policy Dialogue on ‘Women and Disability’ was held at SEPLAA Foundation. This conference is a part of SEPLAA’s Women Empowerment Policy Dialogue Series, which is a program serving to deliberate about the practice of women empowerment and the status of women in today’s Pakistani society, and representing Read more about SEW-EGAP Policy Dialogue on Women & Disability Generates Debate.[…]

SEW-EGAP Policy Dialogue on Women in Education focuses on need for ‘Value Education’

  The SEPLAA Foundation started it’s SEW-EGAP Women Empowerment Policy Dialogue Series in Lahore with the aim to touch upon six topics concerning the well being of women. The first Focus Group Discussion was held on the overarching theme ‘Process of Women Empowerment in Pakistan: Achievements and challenges’. Participants highlighted the various areas of interest Read more about SEW-EGAP Policy Dialogue on Women in Education focuses on need for ‘Value Education’[…]

Workshop on Legal Requirements for iCx SEPLAA at IUB, Bahawalpur Incubation Cycle 2 held

iCx SEPLAA Workshop on Legal Requirements was held for iCx SEPLAA at IUB, Bahawalpur Incubation Cycle 2 with SEPLAA Trainer Advocate Waqar Khan in Bahawalpur and iCx Lahore Mentor Barrister Ahmad Farooq Malik through Skype from Lahore! Students were also handed out useful material compiled by Barrister Malik to help them understand what are the basic Read more about Workshop on Legal Requirements for iCx SEPLAA at IUB, Bahawalpur Incubation Cycle 2 held[…]

ABUSE, CHILD, AND PARENTS: A VICIOUS CYCLE OR PANACEA?

BY: Ms. Shalini Ranjan And God gave an umbrella to the vulnerable, the just born ….. He gave him Parents Society is a very small subset of the world, however it is the most important and the most influential atmosphere. Families and the society, both are separated by a thin permeable membrane – the blood Read more about ABUSE, CHILD, AND PARENTS: A VICIOUS CYCLE OR PANACEA?[…]

ICx Workshop 2 on Legal Framework Requirements for Social Enterprises

The 2nd iCx Workshop on Legal Framework Requirements for Social Enterprises was directed by Mrs. Ammara Farooq Malik (Founder & CEO, SEPLAA Foundation & iCx) on the 8th of February, 2014 (Saturday) at the Corporate Office of SEPLAA Foundation: JUS & REM (Attorneys & Corporate Counsellors). Trainer & Mentor for the session: Barrister Ahmad Farooq Read more about ICx Workshop 2 on Legal Framework Requirements for Social Enterprises[…]

UNICEF Consultative Session with NGOs on Child Rights & Policy Review

Report by Ribca Ralph, Trainee Sub Editor, Impact SEPLAA. The 2nd UNICEF consultative workshop with NGOs & CBOs on “Review of Child Rights Policies, Legislation and laws in Punjab” was held on the 22nd of July, 2013 at Royal Palm Golf & Country Club, Lahore. Ms. Shagufta Bhatti (Child Protection Specialist, UNICEF) touched briefly upon Read more about UNICEF Consultative Session with NGOs on Child Rights & Policy Review[…]

UNICEF holds Consultative Session on Child Rights with Government Departments

Report by Ribca Ralph, Trainee Sub Editor, Imapct SEPLAA. UNICEF is closely working with the Children Complaint Office of the Ombudsman Office on a five year project to bring the laws in Pakistan in line with the UNCRC.  The first two steps included having two consultative sessions; one with the government departments (development sector) and Read more about UNICEF holds Consultative Session on Child Rights with Government Departments[…]

23rd December 1984: The Bhopal Gas Tragedy

The Bhopal Gas Disaster and Processing of Claims Act* The Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster is considered to be one of the greatest industrial disasters of the 20th century. The term ‘Disaster” here signifies not only the events on the fatal night of the 2/3 December 1984, but it also stands testament to the judicial discourse Read more about 23rd December 1984: The Bhopal Gas Tragedy[…]

Tiny Hands and The Rough Patches

CHILD DOMESTIC LABOUR AND GOVERNMENT POLICIES in India   “Child labour and poverty are inevitably bound together and if we continue to use the labour of children as the treatment for the social disease of poverty, we will have both poverty and child labour to the end of time” — Grace Abbott In India, according to Read more about Tiny Hands and The Rough Patches[…]