Bill for Street Children’s Shelter Homes Passed by Sindh Assembly
On Tuesday, the Sindh Assembly eight bills which included the one proposed by Dr Seema Zia, MPA of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf, about establishing shelter homes throughout Sindh for street children and their welfare. The bill states that the government will establish “Humara Ghar” shelter homes for street children in two phases which will be responsible for the safety, education, and welfare of street children. The first phase will have them making these shelters in Karachi and Hyderabad first then throughout Sindh in phase two. The first phase could take up to five years to be completed.
It will be a joint venture of public and private partnership. It will provide vocational skills, education up until matriculation, sports and other recreational facilities to street children of the province of Sindh. The bill states,
“There will be a bifurcation in the facilities for the boys and girls within the shelter home and [the] government will be responsible for their welfare, education [and] health until they have attained the age of 18.”
The chairperson of the board shall be named within 30 days of the board’s creation and it should be a nonpolitical person. The board will include an uncontroversial scholar, two members of the opposition in the assembly, a seasoned banker or economist, retired bureaucrat equal to the rank of secretary, retired armed services person not less than a rank of colonel, social welfare minister, serving or retired social scientist, a retired judge of high court, and a veteran media person.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org