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On 30th March 2022, GNRC Pakistan Member, Search For Justice, organized an orientation and planning meeting for the newly-formed GNRC Pakistan Committee. In attendance, were representatives from other organizations including, UNICEF–Pakistan and the Child Advocacy Network (CAN) Pakistan, among other grassroots partners. Representatives from the Pakistani government also attended.

GNRC Pakistan made its TV morning show debut, appearing on Lahore News’ popular Jaago Lahore show on March 22nd 2022. The GNRC, represented by Mr. Iftikhar Mubarik, Co-Coordinator of GNRC Pakistan and Director of Search for Justice; and Ms. Rashida Qureshi, GNRC Member and Program Manager for Search for Justice, took the opportunity to highlight the state of children protection in the country.

In commemoration of Human Rights Month, celebrated every March in South Africa, the GNRC Committee in South Africa on March 26th 2022 organized a rights awareness session for children and youth. The event, which coincided with the Network’s monthly children's forum aimed at educating children about the rights that all human beings are entitled to, regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. The event was facilitated by community and youth trainer, Zukhile iThemba'Lethu, a friend of GNRC South Africa.

On 25th March 2022, the GNRC Secretary General, Dr. Mustafa Y. Ali, and the GNRC Tanzania Coordinator, Ms. Joyce Mdachi, convened a consultative meeting in Zanzibar, Tanzania with GNRC members to establish GNRC Zambia, GNRC Malawi, GNRC Zimbabwe, and launch GNRC Mozambique and GNRC Democratic Republic of Congo.

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