She said her husband gambles and rarely works, leaving her financially dependent on her parents. Barriers to accessing school, and concerns about the quality of schools, encourage poor parents to opt for children to work instead. Staying in school helps girls delay marriage, and girls often are forced to leave school as soon as they marry or even become engaged. Biological sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence -- meaning it is natural to not be able to fall asleep before pm.
Under international law, governments should take all appropriate legislative, administrative, social, and educational measures to protect children from all forms of physical and mental violence, injury or abuse, neglect or negligent treatment, and maltreatment. Some schools organized traumatic security drills, while others armed teachers and students. A particularly abusive form of child labor in Pakistan is brickmaking.