HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE GROUPS

BACKGROUND

In 1999 DOST started rights protection and social rehabilitation programmes for women, children and juvenile prisoners in Peshawar, Haripur and Mardan Districts. Self- help therapeutic communities providing psychosocial, awareness, legal aid, healthcare and vocational skills training were developed in Central Prisons of Peshawar, Haripur and Mardan.

Street Children programmes were also started for the children living and /or working on the streets of Peshawar.

HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION OF VULNERABLE GROUPS

BACKGROUND

In 1999 DOST started rights protection and social rehabilitation programmes for women, children and juvenile prisoners in Peshawar, Haripur and Mardan Districts. Self- help therapeutic communities providing psychosocial, awareness, legal aid, healthcare and vocational skills training were developed in Central Prisons of Peshawar, Haripur and Mardan.

Street Children programmes were also started for the children living and /or working on the streets of Peshawar.