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Update on Corporal Punishment- ICT Bill passed by the parliament of Pakistan

On 17th November 2021, the parliament of Pakistan passed the Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill which prohibits all forms of corporal punishment at work places and educational institutions (both public and private). This b...
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US Consulate General Visit

Monday 12th Oct 2021, U.S. Consul General, Mark Iroh, along with his team visited Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls School, a school adopted by the NGO, Zindagi Trust, where they were provided an extensive tour of the premises by the founder of the orga...
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A Campaign to Protect Children Online

In collaboration with Facebook, Zindagi Trust is launching a campaign on child protection in digital spaces. This campaign begins with a short video urging people to report child sexual abuse material (CSAM) instead of sharing it further. According to Fac...
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Child Protection Action Dialogue hosted by Zindagi Trust and Sindh Police

On 15th June 2021, Zindagi Trust had a meeting with IG Sindh Police Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar at one of our adopted schools, Khatoon-e-Pakistan (KPS). There, the IG Police was provided an extensive tour of the premises and shown the work that Zindagi Trust has ...
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Sindh government moves to modernise teacher evaluation

Karachi, June 2nd: The Sindh Government approved a new teacher performance evaluation format for government teachers across the province. Teachers will now be judged on factors related to the teaching profession, like student-centered teaching and active ...
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Admissions Open at SMB Fatima Jinnah GGS

Here are the admissions details for the upcoming academic year for SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School. There are a restricted number of seats available and admissions forms will be handed out on a first come first serve basis. ...
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Admissions Open at Khatoon-e-Pakistan GGS

Here are the admissions details for the upcoming academic year for Khatoon-e-Pakistan Government Girls School. There are a restricted number of seats available and admissions forms will be handed out on a first come first serve basis....
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Ending Corporal Punishment – Next Steps

With the historic passage of the Islamabad Capital Territory Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill this week, it is important to take stock of the work that remains to be done to effectively eradicate the inhumane practice of corporal punishment across ...
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NA passes law to ban corporal punishment in the capital

In a historic move, the National Assembly passed the ICT Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Bill, which effectively bans all forms of corporal punishment “however light” at the “work place, in all types of educational institutions including formal, non-fo...
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When life gives you emotions, make art

In October 2020, amidst the hullabaloo of schools reopening for the first time, we introduced a new Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) module for our primary grade students....
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Zindagi Trust awarded Shariah Compliance Certification for Zakat

Donors who wish to give their Zakat to Zindagi Trust can do so with the peace of mind that their religious obligation is being fulfilled in accordance with the Shariah....
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Reimagining an arts education online

Building on from the Learning Packs we sent to our students early on in the lockdown...
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A plea and a plan to Protect Our Children

It is deeply disturbing that violence against women and children continues unabated in Pakistan. ...
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Pakistani Teachers Response To COVID-19

When COVID-19 first emerged in Pakistan, state institutions began deliberating...
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Project of the Month Club Update: September 2020

We hope your September is off to a happy and healthy start! We are in awe of you ...
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Zindagi Trust petition leads to IHC ban on corporal punishment

Great win for Child Protection today as the Chief Justice of the Islamabad High Court, upon hearing our petition...
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Government School wins second place at inter-city football championship

Karachi, Jan 26: SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls School won second place in the Karachi United School Championship...
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Our government school students meet the royal couple William and Kate

Our government school students met and played cricket with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate...
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'Hoard out of greed but die of need': Karachiites join worldwide climate strike

The drums beat relentlessly and chants of "We demand clean...
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Upcoming work in Punjab: Model Schools and Child Protection

Our team recently completed a successful visit to Lahore focusing on sharing our government school reform model...
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We Stand with Kashmir

SMB Fatima Jinnah Government Girls' School adopted by Zindagi Trust observed solidarity with Kashmir to demand the restoration of human rights in the valley...
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A Celebration of Urdu Literature

Students from our adopted government schools paid tribute to the work of renowned Urdu dramatist Imtiaz Ali Taj during our annual Urdu...
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Child Protection campaign launched by MoHR

Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari on Thursday said Pakistan, unfortunately, was number one in child pornography....
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Artists, athletes and activists call for end to state inaction on Child Protection

Just over a year ago, we united after the brutal rape and murder of six-year-old Zainab in Kasur and pledged....
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Public -private partnership launched for better teacher training

A major public-private initiative to improve quality of education in government schools in Sindh was launched on Wednesday. ...
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Government School students win big for their art work on water conservation

Aiman Qadeer and Laiba Younas won the 2nd and 5th prize respectively in the national 5th Art for Change. ...
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Government schools wow thinkers, creatives and celebrities with art show

Students from government schools put up a colourful display of creativity at Karachi Khatoon-i-Pakistan Government School. ...
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An uphill drive

THE road that takes you to the Khatoon-e-Pakistan School, Karachi, is a steep one. It has been an equally uphill drive for Shehzad Roy's Zindagi Trust to transform the institution...
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Balochistan gets bold about child protection

Earlier this year, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Aahung and Balochistan Education Department....
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PPP decides to equip children with life skills through education

Pakistan Peoples Party chairman Bilawal Bhutto-Zardari says the Sindh government has introduced child rights....
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Shehzad Roy calls Kasur incident 'heart-wrenching', demands justice

Famous singer and social activist Shehzad Roy in a press conference on Thursday....
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