International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss


Keeping Vigilance at All Times: Preventing Lost Children
Prof. Dr. Jahangir Achakzai, Dr. Jan Mohammad, Dr. Sobia Ramzan

The study on lost children was carried out to bring to light the main causes resulting children being lost from their homes, the person responsible for the incidents, the role played by the community and the major stake holders. The data shows that children carelessness, coming in late hours from movie or dish watching, wandering and interested to visit unknown places, habit of going to distant places alone without bringing into the notice of the parents, loose supervision of the family, missing the house location by the child because of his immaturity emerged as the major causes of the incident. In this connection the study pinpoints certain measures to minimize the chances of such incidents in future. They include; proper supervision of the child, provision of good education, systematic guidance, Check on the circle of child’s friends and strict control on child’s movements to distant places alone.

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