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of human rights in Pakistan. This list is by no means exhaustive and is only supposed to
serve as a starting point. For a comprehensive list of NGOs in Pakistan please refer to
Pakistan NGO Resource Directory at http://saewak.7p.com/pakngo.htm or www.net-
ngo.com

The information for this list was taken from various web sites and the Directory of
Intermediary NGOs in Pakistan compiled by NGO Resource Center in 2000.

O ervice Delivery NGOs:


? Gahung
? Gdult Basic Education ociety Education
? Ggha Khan Health ervices Pakistan Health
? Gll Pakistan Women's Gssociation Health and Economic Welfare
? Gssociation for Creation of Employment (Economic Welfare, Micro Credit)
? Baanh Beli (Education, health and Economic Welfare)
? Bedari (Psychological Welfare)
? Behbud Gssociation
? Bunyad Literacy Community Council
? Caritas (Education, Vocational Training)
? De Laas Gul Welfare Program (Vocational Training)
? Development Gssociation of Youth Balochistan (Health)
? Family Planning Gssociation of Pakistan (Health)
? Health and Nutrition Development ociety
? Health Education and Literacy Trust (Education and Health)
? Kashf Foundation (Micro credit)
? Khwendo Kor - Women and Children Development Program
? Marie topes ociety
? Maternity and Child Welfare Gssociation of Pakistan
? Maternity and Child Welfare Gssociation, indh Chapter
? Mothers Trust National Research and Development Foundation
? National Rural upport Programme
? Orangi Charitable Trust
? Organization for Participatory Development
? Pakistan Federation of Business and Professional Women
? Pakistan Foundation Fighting Blindness
? Pakistan Women Lawyers Gssociation
? Rozan
? ungi Development Foundation
? War Ggainst Rape
O Gdvocacy and Research Oriented NGOs
? Gpplied ocial Research
? Gurat Publication and Information ervice Foundation
? imorgh- Women's Resource and Publication Centre
? hirkat Gah- Women's Resource Centre
? ustainable Development Policy Institute
? Women's Gction Forum
O Human Rights
? Human Rights Commission of Pakistan
? Citizen's Commission for Human Development
? The Network for Consumer Protection
Service Delivery NGOs:

Aahung (registered in 1995 - Health)


Its areas of operation are ibi, Peshawar, and Gujranwala.
Major projects undertaken include Karachi Reproductive Health Project (1995-99) and GID
Gwareness Programme (1997-1999)
For further information email: krhp@cyber.net.pk

Adult Basic Education Society (registered in 1972) Education


Its areas of operation are Rawalpindi, argodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala and Lahore. Major
projects undertaken include Non-formal Education for Girls (1998-2001) in the Gujranwala
Division and Multi grade Teaching Training (1998-2001) carried out in the Rawalpindi
Division.
Further information at: http://abes.cjb.net

Agha Khan Health Services Pakistan (est. 1924 registered in 1986) Health
Its areas of operation are NWFP (Mardan, Peshawar and Chitral), Punjab (Rawalpindi,
argodha, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur), indh (ukkur,
Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Karachi) and Balochistan (Gawadar). Major projects undertaken
with regard to women include implementation of Family Health Program (2000) and
Reproductive Health Program (2000).
For further information email: akhspho@cyber.net.pk

All Pakistan Women's Association (est. 1949, registered in 1965) Health and
Economic Welfare
GPWG is a non-political organization whose fundamental aim is to safeguard the moral,
social and economic welfare of women and children in Pakistan.
Further information at: www.un.org.pk/unic/apwa.htm

Association for Creation of Employment (est. and registered 1997) (Economic


Welfare, Micro Credit)
Its areas of operation are Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat and Bannu in the NWFP. Major projects
undertaken with regard to women include Training and Employment of Women (1997). The
thematic area for this project was business and micro credit and it was carried out in Hazara
(NWFP).
Further information at: http://acepakistan.bizland.com

Baanh Beli (established and registered 1987) (Education, health and Economic
Welfare)
Its area of operation is indh (Mirpurkhas and Karachi). Major projects undertaken with
regard to women include Village community Development Project Nagarparkar (1992-99)
which focused on saving and credit, female education and female health care; Central
Tharparkar Village Community Development project Taluka Mithi and Diplo (1996-2000)
which had female education as a thematic area; Northern Tharparkar Village community
Development Project (1996-98) which focused on female education and Rural Karachi
Ujagar Project (2000) which focused on developing primary schools for girls and female
health care.
For further information email: mnj@cyber.net.pk

Bedari (est and registered 1992)(Psychological Welfare)


Its area of operation is the federal area. Major projects undertaken with regard to women
include Crisis Counseling program, which focuses on domestic violence and theater
performances in villages, and the elf Growth Program for Women.
For further information email: mybedari2002@yahoo.com

Behbud Association (1970)


Its efforts are concentrated on women's development in health, education, vocational
training and income generating schemes. Its area of operation is indh (Karachi). Major
projects undertaken with regard to women include Education Project (1971), kill Training
(1971), Distress and Rehabilitation (1971), Health (1976) and Reproductive health (1985).
Gll these projects were carried out in Karachi.

Further information at: http://xiber.com/behbud

Bunyad Literacy Community Council ( est. and registered in 1994)


Its area of operation is Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur). Major
projects undertaken with regard to women include Women Development Project (1998)
carried out in Multan/Hafizabad, and Women's Empowerment for Poverty Glleviation (1999).

Further information at: www.brain.net.pk/bunyad

Caritas (est. 1965, registered 1980) (Education, Vocational Training)


Its area of operation is all of Pakistan. Major projects undertaken with regard to women
include ocial Gwareness for Women ( 1998), Handicraft Centers for Women ( 1998) and
Education for Working Girls (1998). Gll these projects were carried out in Punjab (Lahore).

Further information at: www.brain.net.pk/~caritas

De Laas Gul Welfare Program (est in 1976, registered in 1988) (Vocational


Training)
Its area of operation is the NWFP (Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar, Kohat, Bannu, DI
Khan) and Federally Gdministered Tribal Greas ( Bajaur Ggency, Mohmand Ggency , Khyber
Ggency). Major projects undertaken for women include Training of Rural Women in Tailoring
(1997 to date). It is being carried out in villages of Peshawar, District wabi and Bannu.
For further information email: delaasgul@hotmail.com

Development Association of Youth Balochistan (est. 1994, registered 1995)


(Health)
Its area of operation is Balochistan (Quetta, ibbi). Major projects undertaken for women
include Female Reproductive health Project (1998-99) carried out in ibi.
For further information email: rehman@day.qta.sdnpk.undp.org

˜amily Planning Association of Pakistan (est. 1953 registered 1965) (Health)


FPGP came into being with a commitment to responsible parenthood. Later on it enlarged its
scope to cover complete sexual and reproductive health of the whole family.
Its areas of operation are NWFP (Hazara, Peshawar, Kohat), Punjab (argodha, Faisalabad,
Gujranwala, Lahore, Multan, Bahawalpur), indh (Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas, Karachi),
Balochistan (Quetta, Mekran) and Islamabad. Major projects undertaken for women include
Unsafe Gbortions Project (1998), Norplant Implants (1997) and Men as partners (1999).

Further information at: www.brain.net.pk/-fpapak


Health and Nutrition Development Society (est. 1979, registered 1993)
HGND is working along with Community Based Organizations through primary and
secondary health care, education promotion, community mobilization, gender development
& micro credits programs. Its area of operation is indh( ukkur, Mirpurkhas, Hyderabad,
Karachi).
Further information at: www.hands4t.com

Health Education and Literacy Trust (est. 1987 registered in 1994) (Education
and Health)
Its area of operation is all over Pakistan. Major projects undertaken for women include
Female Community development Project (1998-2000) and Badian Female Health and
Education Project (1998-2000) and a case study on Impact of Literacy on Women
undertaken with UNECO in 1993.
For further information email: heal@one.net.pk or healtrust-pk@yahoo.com

Kashf ˜oundation (est and registered in 1996) (Micro credit)


Its area of operation is Punjab (Lahore). Kashf Foundation was inspired by the success of
the Grameen Bank in reaching out to poor women and is the first such replication of the
Grameen Bank in Pakistan Its mission is to provide cost effective and quality microfinance
services to poor women, by adding value to women's existing economic opportunities in
order to enhance their role in economic and social decision-making.
Further information at :www.kashf.com

Khwendo Kor - Women and Children Development Program


Its area of operation is the North Western Frontier Province (Peshawar, Karak and Dir).
Major projects undertaken for women include the Micro credit Programme( 1994) in
Peshawar, and Khajwand Project on Education health and poverty Glleviation in Karak.
For further information email: khwendokor@hotmail.com

Marie Stopes Society (est and registered in 1990)


Its area of operation is NWFP (Peshawar), Balochistan (Mekran), Punjab (Faisalabad,
Gujranwala, Lahore, Multan, DG Khan) and indh (ukkur, Karachi).
Major projects undertaken for women include the Reproductive Health Project being carried
out in ukkur, Peshawar and DG Khan.
For further information email: mss@cyber.net.pk

Maternity and Child Welfare Association of Pakistan (est 1961, registered 1963)
Its area of operation is NWFP (Mardan, Peshawar), Punjab (Rawalpindi, Gujranwala, Lahore
and Multan), indh (Larkana, ukkur, Hyderabad, Mirpurkhas) and Northern areas (kardu)
Major projects undertaken for women include Male Involvement in Family Planning and
Reproductive Health undertaken in 2000 Research project on Gcceptability of Contraceptives
((2000).
Further information at www.mcwap.cjb.net

Maternity and Child Welfare Association, Sindh Chapter (est 1971 registered
1972)
Its area of operation is indh (hikarpur, Khipro, Kunri, Chachro and Karachi). Major
Projects undertaken for women include Project on Teaching of Reproductive health in
chools of Nursing, Midwifery and Public Health and a research study on evaluation of
Nurses Training in Pakistan.
For further information email: mcwas@cyber .net.pk
Mothers Trust (est and registered in 1992)
Its area of operation is indh (Larkana). Major projects undertaken for women include the
establishment of a vocational school (1997), and a micro credit program (1997-98).
For further information: ph: 0741-444514

National Research and Development ˜oundation (est. and registered 1993)


Its area of operation is the NWFP (Malakand, Hazara, Mardan, Peshawar and Kohat). Major
projects undertaken fro women include Ulema and Women's Rights Project (1998)
undertaken in Mansehra an Ulema and Gender Gap in Primary Education (1999) carried out
in Kohat
For further information email; nrdf@psh.paknet.com or tahseen@nrdf-t.pwr.sdnpk.undp.org

National Rural Support Programme (est and registered in 1991)


Its areas of operation are Balochistan (Kech), NWFP (Malakand, Mardan), Punjab
(Rawalpindi, Khushab and Multan). D G Khan, Bahawalpur, Vehari, Lodhran), indh
(Mirpurkhas) and Islamabad. It offers a credit system facility.
For further information email: gmnrsp@isb.comsats.net.pk

Orangi Charitable Trust (est 1985, registered 1987)


Its area of operation is Punjab (Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lahore, Jhelum,
Multan) and indh (Larkana, Hyderabad, Karachi, Thatta, Badin). It offers a credit system
facility.
For further information phone: 021-6685021/6665696

Organization for Participatory Development (est. and registered 1992)


Its area of operation is Punjab (Gujranwala) Major projects undertaken for women include
Maternal and Reproductive Health Project (1997-98) and Female Entrepreneurs (1999). It
also offers a micro credit facility.
For further information email: opd@paknet4.ptc.pk

Pakistan ˜ederation of Business and Professional Women (est. 1954)


Gn advocacy and pressure group with a social welfare and development orientation.
Concerned to raise status (including economic status) of women by ensuring equal
opportunities in education, training, and employment. Its area of operation is NWFP
(Peshawar), Punjab (Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Lahore), indh (Hyderabad, Karachi),
Balochistan (Quetta) and Islamabad. Major projects undertaken for women include the
establishment of a day care center in 2000.
Further information at: http://aphy.ku.edu.pk/resources/res2001/afsheen-
kamal/w_organization.htm

Pakistan ˜oundation ˜ighting Blindness (est and registered 1988)


It works for physically challenged people across Pakistan.
Major projects undertaken fro women include the Darakshan project: a resource and
rehabilitation cetre for physically challenged women. This center prvides free pick and drop
facility, free of cost provision of items of personal use such as wheel chairs and white canes;
training programs in mobility, identification of currency, vocational training (tailoring,
knitting, cooking) etc, medical care and psychological counseling for women with physical
disabilities.
For further information: www.pffb.org.pk

Pakistan Women Lawyers Association (est. 1980, registered 1981)


PGWLG is a non-government organization delivering professional legal services and
economic counseling to women by means of networking with legal bodies, the government,
donors and NGOs. Its area of operation is NWFP (Peshawar), Punjab (Rawalpindi), indh (
Karachi), Balochistan (Quetta). Major projects undertaken for women include Legal Gid
Project (1981-2000), Jail Project (1990-2000) and Legal Gwareness Project (1988-2000),
and a book series "Khawateen aur Qanoon"(Women and the Legal ystem)
Further information at: www.pawla.sdnpk.org

Rozan (est. and registered 1998)


Its mission statement is to enhance the self-esteem of all people, especially women and
children in order to work towards a society, which is aware, confidant and accepting of itself
and others. Major projects undertaken for women include Zeest Resource Center geared
towards the issue of violence against women and psychological counseling.
Further information at: www.rozan.org

Sungi Development ˜oundation (est. 1989)


Its mission statement is to bring about policy and institutional changes by mobilizing
deprived and marginalized communities with a view to creating an environment in which
communities at the local level may be able to transform their lives through the equitable
and sustainable use of resources. Major projects undertaken for women include credit
systems for poverty alleviation.

Further information at: www.sungi.org

War Against Rape (est. in 1989 registered in 1992)


Its area of operation is indh (Karachi). Major projects undertaken for women include Legal
Gid to rape Victims (1998) and Counseling for Rape (1998).
For further information email: war@super.net.pk

Advocacy and Research Oriented NGOs

Applied Social Research (registered in 1983)

Gsr was set up in 1983 as a multidisciplinary, multidimensional group working towards


socio-political transformation. GR's point of departure has been to reexamine and redefine
the political and developmental processes which people themselves identify, articulate and
struggle for.
For further information email: asr@brain.net.pk and asr@lhr.comsats.net.pk

Aurat Publication and Information Service ˜oundation (registered in 1986)


ome goals of the Foundation are to assist women to acquire greater control over
knowledge, resources, and institutions; facilitate women's greater participation in political
processes and governance; transform social attitudes and behavior for a responsive and
supportive social environment to address women's concerns and development; develop an
enabling environment with strong civil society organizations to support women at the
community level and district levels; undertake advocacy with public servants and public
representatives for gender responsive development planning, supportive legislation and
increasing women's access to government services.
Major projects undertaken with regard to women include Needs Gssessment Gmong Rural
Women in Pakistan (1997 to date); establishment of 3000 information network Centers
(1996-2002); helter for Women in Peshawar (1995 to date) and trengthening the
Democratic Electoral process in Pakistan with a focus on women's empowerment (1997-
2000)
Further information at: www.brain.net.pk/~apisf/main.html

Simorgh- Women's Resource and Publication Centre (est. and registered in


1985)
G woman's resource and publication center. imorgh is mainly concerned with women and
development and women and religion. It was formed in response to the promulgation of
retrogressive and discriminatory legislation, imorgh¹s main focus was research on women
by women in order to free both women and men from the dominance of ideas that support
social and economic divisions on the basis of gender, class, religion, race and nationality. Its
area of operation is all over Pakistan. Major projects undertaken for women include Violence
against Women (1998) and Gender Equality and the Judiciary (1996-todate).

Further information at: www. pinifexpress. Com.au/fasiapub/Pakistan/sim.htm and


http://aphy.ku.edu.pk/resources/res2001/afsheen-kamal/w-organiation.htm

Shirkat Gah- Women's Resource Centre (est. 1975)


The group was set up as a pressure cum lobby and consciousness raising group. It was later
expanded to include women's development concerns, networking, income generating
projects and non-formal education. ome of the issues it focuses on are violence against
women, work and women's health and environment. Its area of operation is NWFP
(Peshawar), Punjab (Faisalabad, Lahore), indh (Hyderabad, Karachi). Major projects
undertaken for women include Women, Law and tatus: Discriminatory Customary practices
Ggainst Women (1993), Women and ustainable Development: Intergenerational Transfer
of knowledge and reproductive health in rural and urban areas (1992).
Further information at: www.spinifexpress.com.au/pakistan/shirkat gah and
http://aphy.ku.edu.pk/resources/res2001/afsheen-kamal/w-organiation.htm

Sustainable Development Policy Institute (est. and registered 1992).


DPI's mission is to catalyze the transition towards sustainable development, defined as the
enhancement of peace, social justice and well being, within and across generations. It is an
independent, non-profit, non-government research institute established to provide advice to
public, private and voluntary organizations, and to undertake advocacy on issues of public
interest. Its research publications on women include "Women and Local Government",
"Language and Feminist Issues in Pakistan", "Mohajir Women's ense of Identity and
Nationhood"," Women, Work and Empowerment" and "Gfghan Women and the Reproduction
of Patriarchy".
Further information at: www.sdpi.org

Women's Action ˜orum (est. -)


trictly speaking this is not an NGO, but a network, which is run by a working committee. It
acts as a pressure group, holds demonstrations and collaborates with NGOs on issues
related to women in Pakistan.
Further information at: http://aphy.ku.edu.pk/resources/res2001/afsheen-
kamal/w_organization.htm

Human Rights

Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (1986)


Mandate includes work for the ratification and implementation by Pakistan of the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights and of other related Charters, Covenants, Protocols,
Resolutions, Recommendations and internationally adopted norms; to promote studies in
the field of human rights and mobilize public opinion in favor of accepted norms through all
available media and forums, and to carry out every category of activity to further the cause;
Further information available at: www.hrcp-web.org

Citizen's Commission for Human Development (1985)


CCHD is a development organization with multi-sectoral programmes, to achieve and
improve the current development goal s towards poverty alleviation, empowerment of the
disadvantaged, human and civic ecology and sustainability both in the urban and rural
settings.
Further information at: www.crm.sdnpk.org/pngo/cchd.htm

The Network for Consumer Protection (1992)


Mission tatement: To protect and promote the interest of all Pakistani consumers: by
educating them about their rights; by providing them independent information about goods
and services; and by informing them about government's performance as protector of their
rights, especially the poor consumers. To promote the interest of consumers by facilitating
their organization and by advocating for pro-consumer policies that also address structural
inequities. The organization also promotes responsible and sustainable consumption
practices in society, as well as the development of alternative systems.

Further information available at: www.the network.org.pk