Amin Ansari, the father of the child victim launched the Zainab Alert App at a ceremony in Islamabad which was attended by Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Asad Umar.
According to the Human Rights Minister, the app will help report missing children through a centralized system and prompt police to launch an immediate probe into the incident.
Zainab Alert App Features
Searching for missing / found children
Reporting of missing / found children
AI-based Face detection
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Directory of Zainab Alert
Public Web Portal
Real-time progress reports
SMS Alerts (broadcast mechanism)
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Zainab Alert Bill 2020
Furthermore, the Zainab Alert Bill 2020 was passed by the National Assembly and Senate in earlier this year which is aimed at improving the response and recovery in cases of child kidnappings in Pakistan.
Under the bill, a system of toll-free helplines and framework will be established for an efficient and quick response to cases using technology to trace down criminals.