New Shoes for our Children

Who we are

A group of Committed Citizens wanting to implement the Rights of Out of School Children. Endeavoring to create a society that protects all children from child abuse, child exploitation and child neglect.

Vision

To help/ work with government to undertake planning, research, advocacy, and where possible, practical support, towards creating systems, policies, laws and mechanisms related to:

1. The protection of children from physical abuse, harm and separation from family.

2. Stopping the use and involvement of children in begging and industrial and domestic child labor. In accordance with Vagrancy Ordinance 1958 that prohibits beggary , Section 49 of Sindh Child Act 1955 and Sindh Child Protection Authority Act 2011

3. Ensuring that children are not kept away from their basic right of education as envisaged in Article 25-A of Pakistan’s constitution guaranteeing the right of every child to education.

4. Unification of all laws making child labour laws in harmony with Pakistans signing and ratification of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Child.

Mission

Developing institutional mechanism proposals for Federal and Provincial levels to
(a) remove from streets all children who are begging, on drugs, homeless, or engaged in child labor activities
(b) to create mechanisms for their housing, schooling, reunion with families and other support and developmental needs.
c) To Ensure that Children used for the purpose of earning/income can be rescued and put into shelter homes , orphanages and educational institutions.