By : Momina Naveed As part of my Peace Semester project, I chose to do research on the topic of child labour and its related dimensions, investigating why young kids are made to work, what is their own wish and why are they unable to pursue their dreams. For this purpose, I did several interviews with kids working as house help and in shops which gave me an insight into their life. For my first interview, I spoke to a
By: Dania Khan Nearing the mighty cascade Burnt in his mind the desire to escape Weary was he of all the pinching voices Reminding him repeatedly of his ill choices All that he had found serenity in was eventide He saw her face in the orange blue skies Her soul blazing orange like fire Her eyes as blue as a sapphire Her image engraved deep in his mind But all her love and grace was now behind For she’d gone
This is YOUR chance to join the SEPLAA Young Leaders’ Club for an amazing one week of speaking skills development, self exploration and fun activities! The SEPLAA Young Leaders Club is the first international platform run by children for children in Pakistan under the direct supervision of highly experinced and qualifies staff! We invite you to register for this specially designed program that has been created for our Dolphin Members (ages 8-10 years) on the following Theme: Speaking Skills and
The SYLC Peace Semester included several students from LGS and TNS Beaconhouse who took part in the advocacy campaign. The following is a poster created by Sana Shezad Zaidi, a SYLC Peace Semester 2016 participant, to highlight the main points of the campaign that has now been launched. #GiveEveryChildaChancetoLead!
By Hashim Ahmed, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant Tuesday, 16 December 2014, has made its mark in the hearts of the citizens of Pakistan as one of the most tragic and catastrophic days of the nation’s history. The indiscriminate massacre of 132 innocent children and 9 faculty members of Army Public School and Degree College in Peshawar left the country in a state of shock and despair. I was startled, depressed and frustrated when I heard the unpleasant news and