Lawyers for Human Rights & Legal Aid
Opp. Sindh Assembly Building, Court Road,
UAN: 111-911-922 Fax: 5685938
Madadgaar is an Urdu word which means 'Helper'. This is the name of the protection services centre for children and women established by LHRLA in collaboration with UNICEF, to facilitate the victims of torture and abuse - both sexual and physical.
The objective is to support the government and civil society in the process of implementing the CRC (Convention on the Rights of the Child) and the CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women). It reviews policy, enforcement, monitoring and evaluation procedures and hopes to raise awareness and report on progress.
The strategy is to form a support service system by setting up a data-base on missing children, through help lines, referral support services, crisis intervention services for women and children, documentation of services available in Karachi.
The protection services centre aims to provide:
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