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‘Pakistan’ posts

Unlocking women’s potential from the grassroots up

Friday, April 15th, 2016 Posted in Gender Equality, Nepal, Pakistan, Women's Rights | No Comments »

By Lorina Sthapit and Mona Mehta “What will these village women do or say in such a high level conference? Look at their photos[on visa application], it doesn't look like they will understand anything, let alone contribute.” – Anonymous government official

When Women Own a Piece of Land  

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Women's Rights | 2 Comments »

In a one’s lifetime, a piece of land is certainly among the most important material possessions the person could have. Yet, more than 1 billion people – nearly one fifth of the world’s population cannot have their most basic needs ...

A Story of Zarina Charan

Sunday, March 8th, 2015 Posted in Change, community rights, food security, Gender Equality, Pakistan, Uamdao Ben Noikorn, Uncategorized, Women's Rights | No Comments »

Sindh, Pakistan _  Zarina Charan was looking optimistic to live a full, secure life. The Pakistani lady from Nihal Charan Village was planning to grow grains and fodder crops instead of cash crops, rationalizing that buying food items from market ...

Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

Friday, November 28th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Climate change adaptation, community rights, Disaster Risk Reduction, food security, Gender Equality, India, Inequality, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Uncategorized | No Comments »

  Kathmandu Declaration of the South Asia Regional Policy Forum on 18th SAARC Summit

CCA and DRR Policy challenges: Pakistan at the Crossroads

Saturday, November 15th, 2014 Posted in Climate change adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, Pakistan, Shafqat Aziz | No Comments »

Text by Shafqat Aziz Imagine a situation where you and your vehicle are all set for a perfect smooth drive but you have no clue of your destination? Most probably, you will not able to even start your journey. Now just ...

Food insecurity in Pakistan

Thursday, October 30th, 2014 Posted in Pakistan | No Comments »

A 2011 National Food Survey in Pakistan found that one in three Pakistanis had difficulty finding food. The most vulnerable are children, particularly girls, women and the elderly. More than 10 million kids, around 43 percent of children under five, ...

Changing from Within

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 Posted in Bangladesh, Change, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka | 1 Comment »

[caption id="attachment_2081" align="alignleft" width="300"] Oxfam staff from South Asia countries were attending the South Asia Learning event on WIN and Emerging Theory of Change which took place in Kathmandu, Nepal in May.[/caption]

“My Disability is my Ability” – A Story to Remember – A Commitment to Reaffirm

Friday, October 11th, 2013 Posted in Noreen Khalid, Pakistan | 1 Comment »

"Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right." --Malala Yousafzai (taken from the text of malala's speech at the UN.) Over 5.1 million primary school-aged ...