Children Accompanying their Mother's in Jail

SEHER also focused the convicted mothers accompanied by their children in jails. These children with their convicted mothers lead a depressing life within the confines of prison. SEHER tried to protect, develop and provide all those facilities which is a child's right. SEHER  designed an intervention specially for the children accompanying their mothers inQuetta and Karachi jails with the aim to provide a support mechanism for the children.

SEHER team has made efforts to create a child friendly environment for women prisoners' barracks.  SEHER did the complete renovation of women barrack in Quetta and Karachi jails, complete with child friendly environment with upgraded facilities of class rooms and play corner for children. The prisoners were provided with non-formal educational classes for women and recreational activities for children throughout the period along-with health facilities and medicines. To change deviant thoughts and engagement of women in healthy activities weekly counseling sessions were held, there were also weekly awareness sessions on women rights, child rights, health and hygiene and HIV/AIDS, while the recreational activities for children were the key features of intervention.readmore2

 

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