Children accompanying their mother in the Kot Lakhpat Jail, Lahore (2012)
Sanjog implemented a pilot project in 2012 with the financial assistance of Save the Children, in order to develop child friendly spaces, educational activities (Non Formal to Formal Education as well as Life Skills Based Education), medical support, and betterment in health & hygiene conditions.
The projected was implemented for supporting children accompanying their mothers inside the Kot Lakhpat jail, Lahore. Child friendly space was established inside Woman Barrack. Sanjog provided teachers for non-formal education of these children in order to enable them to have a link with education system once they are out of prison. Sanjog also helped prisons department in improving the structures available to these children by improving health and hygiene conditions of barracks. Legal and individual counseling was provided to the mothers held inside the Kot Lakhpat jail, Lahore.