Pakistani children need to be freed from Child Labour

By Momina Naveed As part of my SEPLAA YLC 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 Read more about Pakistani children need to be freed from Child Labour[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 7: Childhood Compromised

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 Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 7: Childhood Compromised[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 6: Poster on Child Rights

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!

SYLC Advocacy Post 5: Fighting Darkness with Light!

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 Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 5: Fighting Darkness with Light![…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 4: Be the Change You Want to See

By Nawa Ziest Ul Bushra, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant  As part of the SEPLAA YLC Advocacy Campaign ‘Give Every Child a Chance to Lead’, this is an overview of the situation of children and their education in Pakistan- SYLC Team Universal declaration of human rights clearly declares education as a fundamental human right which Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 4: Be the Change You Want to See[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 3: The Power of Good

By: Meryum Hayat, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant We live in a society where ignoring the underprivileged has become a common norm. We are often so engaged in our own bubble of life that we just inconsiderately dismiss the social issues surrounding us, as long as they do not have a direct negative impact on Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 3: The Power of Good[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 2: Bridging Differences

By Sadaf Usman, SYLC Team The SEPLAA Young Leaders’ Club is a project of SEPLAA, a social enterprise that was launched in 2012. Running under the supervision of experts, SYLC is a one-of-its-kind initiative, run by children for children to explore the avenues of creativity, critical thinking , awareness, leadership and teamwork. Working on these Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 2: Bridging Differences[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 1: Campaign Launched

SYLC Management Team Under the SYLC advocacy campaign, members of the advocacy group initiated thought provoking concepts dealing with the parent theme of ‘Peace and Education’, the ideas ranging from peace building to child labour to children in leadership roles. After a lot of careful thought, it was decided that one advocacy campaign will be worked on Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 1: Campaign Launched[…]

The Pakistani Dream

By: Meryum Hayat Living in a society where we are surrounded by conflicting social norms, it is not difficult to believe that those opinions, which are exhibited by sources that are considered as authentic and passably superior, easily overpower those which come from relatively questionable sources. This generously contributes to the reason why the lower Read more about The Pakistani Dream[…]