Pakistan

UN officials welcome Pakistan’s ratification of treaty on sexual exploitation of children

Two senior United Nations officials today welcomed Pakistan’s ratification of an international treaty that prohibits the sale of children and bans child prostitution and child pornography, making it mandatory for States to end the sexual exploitation and abuse of children.

Tens of thousands of displaced Pakistanis return home with UN help

The United Nations refugee agency has helped 38,000 people displaced by fighting in Pakistan’s tribal areas return to their homes over the past two months.