Academicians’ role sought for awareness

MDGs, post-2015 development framework November 08, 2014 Islamabad – “About 420 days are left to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and it requires attention of all stakeholders to do the evaluation of our commitments in order to set right targets in post-2015 regime. The world has already started setting targets for Sustainable Development Goals […]

The Pakistan We Want Beyond 2015

The Pakistan We Want Beyond 2015

The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) were signed and adopted by 189 countries after the Millennium Declaration in September 2000.2 The further agreement by member states taken place at the 2005 World Summit. These eight time-bound goals are both global and local, tailored by each country to suit specific development needs and provide concrete, numerical benchmarks for tackling extreme […]


In District Muzaffargarh maternal health complications are a leading cause of morbidity among women. AwazCDS-Pakistan initiated Supporting Access to Family Planning and Post Abortion Care (SAFPAC) project (locally name, WARHI, Women and Reproductive Health Initiative) in district Muzaffargarh in 2013 with the technical support of Care International in Pakistan (CIP) SAF-PAC aims to address PAC […]

Case studies TVET

My name is Azhar Hussain, I belong ot Dhora Hajana, union council Kot Mughlan, Tehsil Jampur of District Rajanpur. I live with my mother and five siblings. I am orphan and my father died at my early age, I could not continue my education due to the financial constraints. I started job to support my […]

Life Skills Based Education

My name is Akmal; I am 16 years old and studying in class 9th.  My father and brother have a shop of vegetables in the market. We are total three brothers and four sisters. My mother is illiterate and suffering from different disease. My two elder brothers and one sister are illiterate as well. My […]

Integrated Program for Poverty Alleviation | Fortune favors the bold

Mr Abdul Karim 60 years old the vice president of AwazCDS Village Development Committee (VDC) was an active member. He participated in all the social activities. He along with his wife ran a small grocery shop. The shop did not have much earning to meet his both ends. He was not able to send his […]


Aziz Mai wife of Shafi Muhammad lives in Basti Sakhwali, Tehsil Kotaddu, and District Muzafargarh. Aziz Mai has five daughters and four sons. She is married since twenty eight years. She was living happily with her family , since she came to know her husband is suffering from Blood Cancer . Clouds of sorrows covered […]

Inclusion of women’s empowerment topics in curriculum demanded

Our correspondent Saturday, November 08, 2014 From Print Edition Islamabad Speakers emphasised on rethinking and revision of curriculum, especially in Pakistan Studies and Islamic Studies, and inclusion of topics related to socio-economic development and women’s empowerment in Pakistan. The demand came forward at a dialogue ‘Pakistan Millennium Development Goals Status and Post-2015 Development Framework’ jointly […]