The Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa enacted Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Child Protection & Welfare Act, 2010 for the care, protection, maintenance, welfare, training, education, rehabilitation and reintegration of children at risk in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
CHILD PROTECTION UNITS
Child Protection Units have been established in twelve (12) districts namely Peshawar, Mardan, Swabi, Charsadda, Kohat, Bannu, Buner, Lower Dir, Swat, Chitral, Abbottabad, Battagram. UNICEF is providing financial & technical support for eleven (11) CPUs while one unit at Peshawar was running under Grant-in-Aid. Functions of CPUs included: