Actions urged to remove threats to fundamental rights of association & expression
#16DaysActivismAgainstGenderBasedViolence. The 7 December event was part of the 16-day global campaign. The Foundation used flowers & balloons to spread orange..
Elected councillors & activists from Abbottabad, Haripur & Mansehra reviewed the 2018 manifestos, identified more important pledges -- and also gaps -- that support women's agency in democratic governance. This will shape dialogue with political leaders and others.
More than 400 councillors (including about 70 women) from Abbottabad, Haripur & Mansehra discussed their first-hand engagement with the present LG in the province & recommended ways to strengthen it. This is the first in a series of consultations the Foundation will organise across KP. Final set of recommendations based on experiences of over 3,000 councillors will be conveyed to those shaping the new local government in KP and also Punjab.
56 CSOs learnt skills in social accountability in two training workshops organized by the Foundation. With them, the total number of CSOs now capable of holding the government to account has increased to 117 across 12 districts of KP: D/I. Khan, Kohat, Karak, Swat, Shangla, Peshawar, Mardan, Nowshera, Abbottabad, Mansehra, Battagram and Haripur