ISLAMABAD – The practice of child marriage should be avoided at every level as it was putting the lives of mothers in perils, resulting in increased mortalities and socioeconomic pressure over the families. Farkhanda Aurangzeb, Senior Consultant Human Rights Education at the National Commission for Human Rights Pakistan said this while talking to APP. She said that they were concentrating on family planning and reforming education system including revalidation of students and teachers in order to get desired results.
She said that every year in November, the Ministry of Human Rights was launching a 16-day campaign on women’s fundamental rights through a series of short informative videos covering important topics including sexual harassment, rape, marriage contract, filing an FIR and women’s right to inheritance.
Source: The Nation