Conferences and Workshops



International Conventions exist that address child marriages and protection.

  • Call to end child marriage practice

    Bedari, organized the conference in collaboration with UNFPA and AACM on Call to end child marriage practice.

    Find out more: http://www.ohchr.org/en/professionalinterest/pages/crc.aspx

  • Child Marriages Eradication Seminar

    Child Marriages Eradication Seminar organized by HandsTwo-Day Sensitization Conference with Media Personnel on Enhancing role of Media in eradicating Child Marriages in Sindh under Adolescent Girls Empowerment (AGE) was held on 21st -22nd January 2013 at Sheraton Hotel Karachi.

  • Combating Child Marriage In South Asia

    AFPPD and its Standing Committee of Male Parliamentarians on the Prevention of Violence against Women and Girls and the UNFPA APRO are working together to end child marriage.

    Find out more: http://www.afppd.org/news/women-parliamentarians-discuss-gender-equality-and-post-2015/

  • Roundtable conference on responsible fatherhood

    Rutgers WPF, Pakistan in collaboration with HANDS and Visionary Foundation Pakistan held a Roundtable conference on responsible fatherhood. Under the theme, ‘I am a proud father – am I a responsible father too?’ on 26th June 2014.

    Find out more: https://handspakistan.wordpress.com/2014/06/30/2241/

  • Media Sensitization Conference in Sukkar

    Two-Day Sensitization Conference with Media Personnel on Adolescent Girls Empowerment (AGE) was held on 6 -7 Feb 2013 at Forum in Hotel Sukkar by HANDS with collaboration of Journalist and civil society organizations.

    Find out more: https://handspakistan.wordpress.com/2013/02/09/media-sensitization-conference-in-sukkar/

  • Child Marriages Eradication Seminar

    Two-Day Sensitization Conference with Media Personnel on Enhancing role of Media in eradicating Child Marriages in Sindh under Adolescent Girls Empowerment (AGE) was held on 21st -22nd January 2013 at Sheraton Hotel Karachi.

    Find out more: https://handspakistan.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/child-marriages-eradication-seminar/

  • The International Girl Child Day

    The International Girl Child Day was celebrated on 11th October 2012 at a local hotel in Karachi under Adolescent Girls Empowerment (AGE) Project in collaboration with HANDS,  Rutgers WPF and Women Development Department Govt of Sindh.

    Find out more: https://handspakistan.wordpress.com/2012/10/11/the-international-girl-child-day/