Meeting with legislators regarding implementation of NPA on International Covenant on ICESCR held on 16th November 2015
Pakistan needs to incorporate the right to health in its constitution and province of Sindh require to draft a policy on right to health to every citizen like right to education guaranteed in the constitution of Pakistan. Policy of right to health for every citizen needs a lot to do to let the people know and care about their health issues. Before marriage, the marriageable male and female individuals need to test themselves medically to know whether they are safe from sexual transmitted diseases (STDs) and inherited diseases like minor thalassemia. Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) having long institutional memory in legislative and policy advocacy may support in this cause to the Government of Sindh. This was stated by Miss. Shammim Mumtaz representing PPP a member of provincial assembly Sindh (MPA) in Karachi at local hotel during lobbying meeting with parliamentarians of SPO Karachi Region.
Third session of women assembly was conducted at District Assembly Hall of district Lakki Marwat. The agenda of the meeting was the discussions on charter of demands which was not discussed in previous session and present it to DC Lakki Marwat.
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.
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.