A Syrian youth who joined the Iran-aligned militia for promised payment, benefits and security says he found only broken promises and indoctrination.
The objective of the courts is to protect children who are victims of child-abuse, maltreatment and neglect, as well as juvenile detainees.
By providing youth an opportunity to earn an income, the initiative is expected to curb efforts by extremists to lure them into their ranks while boosting the local agricultural industry.
Under the 'Insaf Rozgar Scheme', Rs. 1 billion will be distributed as interest free loans among 5,500 deserving youth of the tribal districts.
The majority of the beneficiaries of the Parwarish orphanage are war victims who lost their parents in terrorist attacks by the Taliban.
The opening up of the tribal area represents a victory against militants and an opportunity for economic development, tribal elders say.
More parks will be set up in other former tribal districts in the coming months, officials say.
The Good Citizen Initiative focuses on the goal of 'ethical, informed and participatory citizenry' for youth attending schools and universities and for post-graduates.
Extracurricular activities help make tribal girls more confident and point them towards a brighter future, say educators.
Police officials are visiting colleges and universities across the province to educate students about the negative effects of drugs on health and society.