Pakistan CSOs statement on VNR at UNHLPF

Pakistan CSOs statement on VNR at UNHLPF We, civil society representatives from Pakistan, representing women, youth, people living with disabilities, older persons, religious and sexual minorities and indigenous populations, take this opportunity to congratulate the Government of Pakistan, for presenting Voluntary National Review of SDGs implementation status in Pakistan. We appreciate government for setting up […]

Citizens’ Voices on Voluntary National Review & Status of SDGs in Pakistan 2019

Pakistan is a country where democratic governance, culture, values and practices are still weak due to its geo-political situation and economic vulnerabilities. War against terrorism, subsequent natural calamities like earthquake in 2005 and country wide floods in 2010, 2012 and 2014 further provoked the socio-economic and political challenges.  Therefore the attentions towards collective and inclusive […]

Impace of Early Age Marriage on Girls, Right to Education

Impact of Early-Age Marriages on Girls Right to Education

Early age marriage of girls is not only violation of their right to education but at the same time girls are deprived of their right to childhood, health and choosing husband of their own choice. It can be considered as a dilemma of our society that a woman is shipped into certain type of traditional […]



An Overview of Livelihood Patterns and Related Gender Issues in PATCommunity of Southern Punjab AWAZ Foundation Pakistan: Center for Development Services (AWAZCDS), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Multan, commenced a study to have a comprehensive overview of livelihood patterns and gender issues attribute to it among PATcommunities of Southern Punjab. Before commencement […]

Expression of Interest | Deadline 16th & 18th June, 2017

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: TRAINING CONSULTANTS Awaz Foundation Pakistan: Centre for Development Services- is striving for the Socio-economic development and political empowerment of marginalized communities especially women and young people across Pakistan since 1995. AwazCDS-Pakistan follows rights based approaches for sustainable development, poverty alleviation and achieving SDGs. AwazCDS Pakistan is seeking for qualified training […]

Where Pakistan Stands on SDGs 2018

With the adoption of 2030 Agenda, on September 25th 2015 by the heads of states of 193 countries under the aegis of United Nation’s General Assembly (UNGA), attention turned to the national level, where our governments at federal and provincial levels, working with a range of stakeholders, and struggling to establish a framework for implementation […]