This project is part of Save the Children’s national initiative for protection of child rights in Pakistan. The program seeks to bring changes in legislation, policies and practices with regard to child rights. Empowerment of individuals & children and civil society strengthening are pivotal components of the project. The overall aim of the program is to establish a Protection Mechanisms (institutional and community based) to prevent and respond to violence against children in all settings, in nine (3 urban centres and 6 rural districts) locations of Pakistan by 2021.
The program has multiple local implementing organizations, in Sindh and Punjab. IRC is responsible for implementation of the program in 05 districts of Sindh. The name for 04 initially selected districts are: Karachi, Dadu, Larkana and Shikarpur.