Established in: 2005
Registration Law: Voluntary Social Welfare Organizations (Registration & Control) Ordinance 1961
Themes & Interventions: Disaster, Children
What We Do: Awareness Rising, Advocacy
Head Office at Karachi
4-N, Block 6 PECHS, KARACHI
Konpal is a non political, non sectarian voluntary social welfare organization, conceived in August 2004 by a group of committed individuals belonging to various professions, concerned with the rising incidence of abuse against children.
Konpal is working in four major areas
1. Aware raising and advocacy campaign : Konpal organizes awareness raisings seminars for HCP, teachers, parents , children and other stake holders, and also through electronic and print meda.
2. Training on capacity building in case detection and management of CAN : training workshop is being held for Health Care providers(HCP) school teachers ,parents students et
a. Skills training of mothers/care takers on health, child care & protection against child abuse & neglect.
b. Training of children on self protection
c. Training doctors / health care providers on children rights & case detection and management of child abuse and neglect.
d. Training of school teachers on child rights and in early case detection and timely referral of child abuse and neglect .
3. Service delivery : Konpal has formed Hospital Child Prtection Committee hospitals. Children brought with abuse and neglect are managed by this committee.
4. Research : A number of research papers and studies are being done by Konpal and presented at various seminars . Chairperson of Konpal are co author in various publications related to CAN.
To create a society free from all kinds of child abuse
Prevention, protection, recovery and rehabilitation of victims / survivors of abuse, and their reintegration and participation into social structure
To create awareness regarding all forms of child abuse through awareness seminars, conferences, workshops, interactive/open forum discussions.
To launch an awareness / advocacy campaign against child abuse through mass media.
To involve parents, caretakers, healthcare providers, law enforcing authorities and other stakeholders in prevention of, and care of victims of child abuse.
To involve decision-makers in the community in prevention / rehabilitation of affected children.
To involve affected children in rehabilitation programmes.
To help rehabilitate victims of abuse and their families.
To provide medical and psychiatric treatment / counseling to the affected children.
To establish a special cell in the major hospitals for providing advocacy / counseling / rehabilitation of victims of child abuse.
To establish a model rehabilitation centre.
To assist and provide legal support.
To conduct and promote fact-finding research on child abuse.
To launch and maintain an interactive website and publish a newsletter both in electronic and print media for public education and awareness regarding child abuse.
To interact with other organizations having a similar agenda in order to benefit from each others experience.
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