News and Updates

Social Accountability and Budget Advocacy Workshop for AAN members

A four day workshop is currently in progress in Islamabad (April 4-8, 2017) for 27 AAN members and coordinators from 10 districts. The workshop is facilitated by a team from the Omar Asghar Khan Foundation led by Ms. Rashida Dohad, executive Director. The Foundation is known for its work on social accountability, responsible citizenship, budget […]

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Community Women Leaders

Young Women leaders identified active community women from the political awareness sessions who wished to work further on the issues of women in their communities and support political mobilization efforts in the community. These women were then provided with an intensive one day training to equip them with information and mobilization techniques. So far almost […]

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Political Awareness Session with Community Women

It is indeed a pleasure to see the enthusiasm and commitment of the college students who attended the AAN YWL training as they organize and conduct sessions with women of their communities. These young women, often living in conservative households and neighborhoods have taken a step towards fulfilling their constitutional obligations as engaged citizens and […]

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Young Women Leaders

185 college women attended a series of 10 Training of Trainers during August – September 2016. These Young Women leaders (YWLs) are all set to raise political awareness of women in their own communities. Working in groups or singly, the YWLs have hosted ten meetings each with community women and selected the ones with the […]

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Orientation of Field Partners

CGaPS hosted an intensive four-day orientation training for the AAN field partners of ten districts from across Pakistan and Gilgit Baltistan in April 2016. The training facilitated by Yasmin Zaidi (Director CGaPS) and Rashida Dohad (Executive Director, Omar Foundation), traversed the basic concepts of politics, democracy and engaged citizenship to actually understanding the process of […]

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