On April 6, 2018, the UOL VCAN Society organized a bilingual debate competition to raise awareness about child rights. The event that was emotional and educative was hosted by Ammar Ahmad Butt and Anum Zubair. The English topic was “Is Corporal punishment a child abuse?”, whereas the Urdu topic was “Mere Hissay Main Kitaabein Na Khilonay Aey, Khuwahish Rizq Ne Cheena Mera Bachpan Mujh Se”. Mr. Ibrahim Mansoor and Mr.Rana Faraz, the renowned debaters from the Debating Society were the judges of the event.
The audience showed great interest in the competition and were excited by the problems and solutions raised by the participants. Faiza Barkatullah emerged the best in Urdu and Tahir Saggar was the runner up. Hassan Ibrahim was the best in English and Rabia Basri became the second. Winners and runner ups were awarded shields and certificates.