The battle for child rights in Pakistan

Khabir Ahmad

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Pakistan's high-court decision to repeal a law abolishing the death penalty for children has upset campaigners. But, says Khabir Ahmad, the ruling overshadows the country's patchy approach to juvenile justice, which has ensured that child-rights violations in prisons remain common.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1376-1377
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number9468
Publication statusPublished - 16 Apr 2005
Externally publishedYes


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