KARACHI: The department of criminology in collaboration with Association of Criminologists for Crime Analysis and Victim Rehabilitation (ACCAVR) organized a public institutional awareness seminar on child abuse, causes, consequences and its prevention in Pakistan at Arts Faculty Auditorium, University of Karachi.
The seminar was attended by some 600 students, criminologists, faculty members and professionals from different organizations.
It was opened with a welcome address by chairman, department of criminology Dr. Ghulam Muhammad Burfat.
Abdul Hadi, faculty member and president, Association of Criminologists for Crime Analysis and Victim Rehabilitation (ACCAVR), gave a presentation on child abuse and its causes, symptoms and signs.
Provincial Minister and Advisor to CM Sindh for Social Welfare and chairman, Sindh child protection Authority (SCPA) Shamim Mumtaz spoke as the chief guest speaker.