Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) launched a Provincial Steering Forum (PSF) under the Project “Policy Advocacy and Research to Strengthen the Implementation of Pro women Legislation and Gender Based Violence Response Services in Sindh” at Movenpick hotel Karachi on 07th of March 2017.
This launching ceremony of Provincial Steering Forum (PSF) was participated by the key provincial government departments, including Women Development Department (WDD), Social Welfare Department, Health Department, Planning and Development Department, Ministry of Human Rights and Police Department as key members of PSF. The forum also comprises on members of civil society and media (both electronic and print) to launch a rigorous campaign and constant movement for implementation of recently promulgated pro women laws in letter and spirit. Ms. Ranna Ansar who is secretary general of Women Parliamentary Caucus- Sindh Assembly and Chairperson Standing Committee of Women Development Sindh Assembly also participated in the launching ceremony to support the provincial level forums in future to strengthen gender based response services in Sindh.
Strategic Partnership - Women and Marginalized Groups,
Natural Resource Management and Peace-building: Unlocking the Potential
Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) in collaboration with the Association for Water Applied Education & Renewable Energy (AWARE), OXFAM International, held one day project Launch event on Strategic Partnership-Women and Marginalized Groups, Natural Resource Management and Peace-Building at Margalla Hotel, Islamabad.
This event was joined by senior government officials, civil society members and other stakeholders from all over the country. Mr. Naseer Memon, Chief Executive, SPO welcomed all the participants on the behalf of the organization. He explained SPO’s work for the rights of marginalized segments of the society. He also gave a brief background about the connection and linkages between Water, Conflict and Women. Furthermore, he focused on the basic rights of marginalized groups particularly women, affected by structural discrimination and exclusive practices related to the water governance.
A democratic, socially just and tolerant society guided by participatory principles, which realizes the full potential of its people and their aspirations for sustainable and self reliant development.
To strengthen and support community organizations and public interest institutions of Pakistan for the benefit of poor and disadvantaged sections of society for sustainable development through a participatory approach.