Panah Shelter Home:
Phone: 021-3636-0025 / 021-3636-0028
Timings: 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Address: Plot No. S.T-6, Block 10,
Federal B Area, Karachi, (Near Aisha Manzil)
Email: email@example.com & firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: Shelter, arrange medical & psychiatric treatment and counseling. Provide guidance, arrange for court statement, attend court hearing, some monetary help for services needed by survivor. Provide Legal Aid for all forms of violence – Family laws (Divorce, Child Custody, Inheritance, Dissolution of marriage), Rape, gang rape, Domestic Violence, Child abuse, Trafficking, Acid & Fire Burns, Customary practices – Karo Kari/honor killing, Swara
Gosha-e-Afiat (Jamat-e-Islami shelter for Women):
Address: A/62, Block Q, North Nazimabad, Karachi
Timings: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Services: Shelter for destitute women & victims of violence, Provide free living space & food for women and their accompanying children. Provide counseling to women who have left home due to domestic violence or problems in marriage in the light of Islam. They also call and advise the husbands & tell them they will be watched if they mistreat their wives. Women living there cook, clean etc. and take care of their own & children’s needs. Children inmates (girls & boys) are sent to Ibrahim Ali Bhai Trust School & any other school in the vicinity. Those girls who do not wish to study are exempted from going to school.
For Rehabilitation older girls and women receive free training at the Industrial Home based at the shelter – mainly for stitching clothes.
Rules & Regulations:
Admission Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
All have to say their prayers all 5 times a day, and are taught the Quran. They have to attend regular ‘Dars’ each week.
Will allow boys up to the age of 6 years and girls of any age.
Edhi Zonal Office:
Phone: o21-220-1261 – 62
– Fax: o21-231-3434
Near Merewether Tower, Kharadar, Karachi.
Edhi Head Office:
– Fax: 021-241-3232
Sarafa Bazar, Boulton Market, Mithadar, Karachi.