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Mainstreaming of People Living with Disabilities Urged

Islamabad: (June 10, 2018): Oxfam in Pakistan sponsored the report launch of “Bringing Disability in the Constitutional Net”, by the Potohar Mental Health Association (PMHA), an organization working for the well-being of the persons living with disabilities. Participation of persons living with disabilities (PWDs) in different spheres of life will significantly …

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Oxfam and CSD Join Hands to Beat Plastic Pollution

Rawalpindi: (June 5, 2018): To celebrate World Environment Day, Oxfam in Pakistan joined hands with Canteen Store Department (CSD) stores in Rawalpindi and Bhara Kahu and promoted the use of cloth bags in place of plastic bags. The theme for this year “Beat Plastic Pollution” encourages public activism, and the …

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Oxfam Launches Campaign to Beat Plastic Pollution in Pakistan

Islamabad: (June 4, 2018): Oxfam in Pakistan and its partner Indus Consortium launched a campaign to tackle plastic pollution in Pakistan. Beat Plastic Pollution – the theme for the campaign around World Environment Day 2018, is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one …

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Discrimination with transgenders

According to the census 2017 the population of transgender are 10,418.Transgender individuals are a part of our society and have equal rights, just like everyone else. In other word, about 2 percent population of Pakistan is effected by transgender-ism. But in Pakistan it is not treated like another genders. We …

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Youth of Pakistan

According to a report published by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) that Pakistan has the largest number or percentage of the youth. The report states that 64% of the total population of the country’s youth is below the age of 30 while 29% consists of youths between 15 to …

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HEC to Fund Seven Research Projects to Address Smog Issue

Islamabad: (May 4, 2018): In view of rising level of smog across the Punjab, the Higher Education Commission (HEC) has decided to fund seven research projects in order to find solutions to minimize the duration and intensity of smog and to address health issues caused by it. Under the programme …

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