Child labor is a major concern in Pakistan, where a significant number of children are involved in economic activities instead of attending school. Estimates suggest that around 22.8 million children aged between 5 and 16 years old are not enrolled in school, and many of them are forced to work in hazardous and exploitative conditions. This practice deprives children of their childhood, education, and exposes them to discrimination, abuse, and neglect.
In response to this issue, Onto Global has partnered with Solidar Suisse to evaluate a project focusing on child protection, health, and education for marginalized boys and girls in Pakistan. The project aims to provide a safe and supportive environment for children and to help them access education and healthcare services. Through this initiative, children will be able to attend school and receive quality education, which can improve their future opportunities.
Onto Global's technical support will help to evaluate the project's effectiveness and identify ways to improve its outcomes. The evaluation will assess the project's impact on child protection, health, and education and will provide recommendations for future programming. The evaluation process will involve data collection, analysis, and stakeholder engagement, to ensure that the findings are accurate and representative of the project's impact.
In conclusion, child labor is a significant issue in Pakistan, and it affects millions of children's health, education, and well-being. The collaboration between Onto Global and Solidar Suisse is a step towards improving the lives of marginalized children in Pakistan. By evaluating the project's effectiveness, Onto Global will contribute to improving the quality of life for children in Pakistan and advocate for their right to education and protection.