Introduction

Roshni Helpline, a non-profit and non-government organization (NGO) came into being, in 2006. The Organization is registered as Roshni Research & Development Welfare Organization (Roshni Helpline) with the Social Welfare Wing Community Development Department, City District Government Karachi Under the Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration & Control) Ordinance, 1961 (XLVI of 1961).The founder of the Network, Muhammad Ali, a human rights activist - who, for more than 20 years, has worked on the issues of human rights of children, women, and ethnic minorities, started the Organization as a small network. He soon developed it to a vast organization of volunteers. The Roshni Helpline has developed a unique Referral System in liaison with law enforcement agencies; legal advocacy groups and individuals; children and women rights organizations and activists and media organizations. The system, as was its aim, has helped in: quick and safe recovery of missing children; in follow-up investigation into the causes of children missing; in development of a mechanism for their protection and safety of children, in extending psychosocial help and support for the affected families. The organization is also protecting the women against gender based violence issues. The organization is providing psychological and legal support to GBV survivors and other services through referral partners. In recognition of the remarkable work done by the Roshni Helpline, Ashoka International has awarded Ashoka Fellowship to its founder Muhammad Ali.

Recently Missing Children

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  • Sikander Mehmood
    Sikander Mehmood Age: 14
    Missing Date: 2018-11-01
    Sohail Khan
    Sohail Khan Age: 4
    Missing Date: 2015-03-20
    Ayaz Nazim
    Ayaz Nazim Age: 2.5
    Missing Date: 2018-06-08
    Nida Abdul Razzak
    Nida Abdul Razzak Age: 2.5
    Missing Date: 2017-11-17
  • Muhammad Yousuf
    Muhammad Yousuf Age: 3
    Missing Date: 2018-03-09
    Maaz Khan
    Maaz Khan Age: 3
    Missing Date: 2017-02-04
    Sania Qasim
    Sania Qasim Age: 3
    Missing Date: 2017-03-22
    Bisma Ashiq
    Bisma Ashiq Age: 4
    Missing Date: 2018-06-16
  • Kashif Yaab Khan
    Kashif Yaab Khan Age: 5
    Missing Date: 2018-01-24
    Mursaleen Khizer
    Mursaleen Khizer Age: 6
    Missing Date: 2017-08-26
    Muhammad Hasnain
    Muhammad Hasnain Age: 9
    Missing Date: 2015-09-12
    Sur Gull
    Sur Gull Age: 10
    Missing Date: 2018-04-10
  • Irfan urf Kaka
    Irfan urf Kaka Age: 11
    Missing Date: 2016-05-20
    Saima Aitabar Khan
    Saima Aitabar Khan Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2017-06-18
    Munazza Ismail
    Munazza Ismail Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2017-07-25
    Sania Munawar
    Sania Munawar Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2015-06-14
  • Manzoor Hussain
    Manzoor Hussain Age: 13
    Missing Date: 2018-06-08
    Asma Abdul Razzak
    Asma Abdul Razzak Age: 13
    Missing Date: 2013-10-06
    Ali Nawaz
    Ali Nawaz Age: 14
    Missing Date: 2018-06-18
    Sajid Manzoor
    Sajid Manzoor Age: 15
    Missing Date: 2018-10-27
  • Gull Sher
    Gull Sher Age: 16
    Missing Date: 2017-09-08
    Muhammad Umair
    Muhammad Umair Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-03-16
    Ammarah Akhtar
    Ammarah Akhtar Age: 13
    Missing Date: 2018-10-24
    Yasmeen Aslam
    Yasmeen Aslam Age: 8
    Missing Date: 2018-10-23
  • Qamar Rehman
    Qamar Rehman Age: 15
    Missing Date: 2018-10-20
    Irfan Umar
    Irfan Umar Age: 11
    Missing Date: 2018-10-16
    Matee Ullah
    Matee Ullah Age: 14
    Missing Date: 2018-10-12
    Waqas Ali
    Waqas Ali Age: 15
    Missing Date: 2018-10-11
  • Muhammad Lucman
    Muhammad Lucman Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2018-10-06
    Anjuman Allah Dita
    Anjuman Allah Dita Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2018-09-29
    Muhammad Tayyab
    Muhammad Tayyab Age: 15
    Missing Date: 2018-09-29
    Ahtesham Tariq
    Ahtesham Tariq Age: 16
    Missing Date: 2018-09-27
  • Shehla Shehbaz
    Shehla Shehbaz Age: 15
    Missing Date: 2018-09-24
    Muhammad Sudais
    Muhammad Sudais Age: 10
    Missing Date: 2018-09-22
    Yaseen Ullah
    Yaseen Ullah Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-09-20
    Maham Askari
    Maham Askari Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-09-05
  • Muhammad Asghar
    Muhammad Asghar Age: 14
    Missing Date: 2018-09-02
    Aisha Zafar
    Aisha Zafar Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2018-09-01
    Ahmed Mukhtar
    Ahmed Mukhtar Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2018-08-16
    Yasir Urf Mehal
    Yasir Urf Mehal Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-07-29
  • Bilal Haji Nawab
    Bilal Haji Nawab Age: 12
    Missing Date: 2018-07-22
    Sadia Majeed
    Sadia Majeed Age: 13
    Missing Date: 2018-07-15
    Abrar Ali Kalhoro
    Abrar Ali Kalhoro Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-06-07
    Sarfaraz Urf Kaka
    Sarfaraz Urf Kaka Age: 17
    Missing Date: 2018-05-30
  • Shahmeer Shehbaz
    Shahmeer Shehbaz Age: 13
    Missing Date: 2018-05-28
    Saad Ali Shah
    Saad Ali Shah Age: 10
    Missing Date: 2018-04-02

Roshni Noticeboard

  • Volunteers Campaign

    Nov 09, 2018

    Roshni Helpline is running a volunteers campaign on every Sundays. Become a volunteer to join us and help reunify a missing child with his/her parents.

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    Hearing of a Petition instituted by Roshni Helpline 1138 at Sindh High Court

    Oct 25, 2018

    Karachi: Parents of 20 Missing Children appealed in Sindh High Court in front of Justice Naimatullah Phulpoto & Justice Muhammad Karim Khan Agha for recovery of their Missing Children in a hearing of a petition filed by Roshni Helpline - 1138

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    Hearing of a Petition filed by Roshni Helpline - 1138 at the Supreme Court of Pakistan

    Sep 26, 2018

    Islamabad: The Supreme Court expressed serious concern when it was informed of 30 Missing Children reported by Roshni Helpline -1138 from Punjab and Sindh

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