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 […]

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 […]

National Assessment of Ehsas Cash Grant Program-LNOB

COVID-19 outbreak was first time experienced in the Wuhan City of China at the end of December 2019. Different steps have been taken worldwide for the control of COVID-19. Even with less resources Pakistan also taken rigorous measures like designed special hospitals, laboratories for testing, quarantine facilities, awareness campaign and lock down to control the […]

Facts based booklet on RH&GBV-Balochistan2019

This fact based informative booklet is construed from a study based on primary data gathered from 10 districts of Balochistan that includes Quetta, Pishin,Noshki, Khuzdar, Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Loralai, Lasbella, Sibi and Kohlu.The study reached out to three core groups, i.e. Adults (including parents, SRHR experts, media personnel, religious scholars, policy makers, transgender individuals and people […]

Facts based booklet on RH&GBV-KP 2019

This fact b ased informative booklet is construed from a study based on primary data gathered from 10 districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa that includes Mansehra, Swat,Lower Dir, Kohat, Karak, D.I. Khan, Noshera, Peshawar, Mardan and Bannu. The study reached out to three core groups, i.e. Adults (including parents, SRHR experts, media personnel, religious scholars, policy […]

Facts based booklet on RH&GBV-Punjab 2019

This fact based informative booklet is construed from a study based on primary data gathered from 10 districts of Punjab that includes Faisalabad,Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan, Chakwal, Lahore, Vehari, Muzaffargarh, Multan, Kasur and Rajanpur.The study reached out to three core groups, i.e. Adults (including parents, SRHR experts, media personnel, religious scholars, policy makers, transgenderindividuals and […]

Facts based booklet on RH&GBV-Sindh 2019

This fact based informative booklet is construed from a study based on primary data gathered from 10 districts of Sindh that includes Mirpur Khas, Thatta, Dadu,Hyderabad, Karachi East, Larkana, Sukkur, Umer Kot, Karachi Central and Sanghar. The study reached out to three core groups, i.e. Adults (including parents, SRHR experts, media personnel, religious scholars, policy […]

Fact Sheets on Education – Balochistan

Since 2013, Balochistan has made some progress in curtailing teacher absenteeism, identifying ghost schools and partially addressing the inequality between the numbers of primary schools and the number of middle and high schools. Between 2011–2012 and 2016–17, the budget for education rose from Rs. 22.66 billion to Rs. 48.61 billion. However, significant challenges remain. While […]