Civil Society Perspective July, 2022 on Official VNR 2022 vis-a-vis SDGs 4 & 5

Background of Pakistan on SDGs: Pakistan is the first country that adopted SDGs as national development agenda in February 2016. Pakistan has formed specialized SDGs units at the Federal, provincial, and special areas to accelerate the progress on SDGs. The government of Pakistan have presented the first VNR in July 2019. The VNR was prepared […]

UNDERSTANDING THE INTIMATE PARTNER VIOLENCE (IPV) IN PAKISTAN

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is a global human rights issue and central to the achievement of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 31 & 52. It is mostly considered as a peripheral issue of the broader gender based violence (GBV) discourse and hence not comprehensively examined. Women are no-doubt the primary victims of the IPV, however no […]

Annual Report 2019-2020

This publication is an account of Awaz Foundation Pakistan- Centre for Development Services’ achievements and our efforts to bring change in the lives of vulnerable groups including women and girls over the last year. It shares how we and our many partners are striding forward to realize a better world for marginalized segments of the […]

Annual Report 2018-2019

The report in hand shares the details of our work in partnerships with vibrant CSOs from across the country. The partners are carefully selected through a rigorous due diligence process. We are thankful to all of them for their wonder work despite difficult circumstances due to rising poverty, inequalities and new regulatory frameworks towards the […]

Trends and Dynamics of Gender Based Violence during COVID-19 in Pakistan

The novel coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019 continues to impact the lives of people and is affecting all segments of the population across the world equally. Like in other countries, due to widespread of Covid-19 in Pakistan, owing to several restrictions imposed economically and socially, there is an exponential increase […]