Rutgers WPF, Pakistan provide young people with necessary knowledge and life skills, for preventing social and health problems. Life Skills Based Education also empowers them for achieving and safeguarding their Reproductive Health and Rights.
With focus on young girls and underage marriages, Rutgers WPF, Pakistan through life skills education aims to empower women to make or influence key decisions in their life.
‘Green Ribbon Campaign’ an initiative taken by Rutgers WPF, Pakistan to highlight and honor the role of fathers through media awareness campaigns and community interventions.
Youth Friendly Health Services
These services offer a wide range of sexual and reproductive health services relevant to adolescents’ needs, while ensuring confidentiality, respecting young people’s evolving capacity, and celebrating diversity.
HIV & AIDS Reduction Project
The HIV & AIDS project is implemented for HIV Prevention and Harm Reduction services to Injecting Drug Users (IDUs) and their spouses and sexual partners in selected districts of Punjab and Sindh.
By promoting safe and healthy pregnancies, Rutgers WPF, Pakistan aims to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity rates.
Sexual – Gender Based Violence
Violence against women by an intimate partner has its serious implications on women’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. Rutgers WPF, Pakistan aims to reduce this by community interventions and policy advocacy.
4 days capacity strengthening training on Regional and international Advocacy and Effective Communications in Bangkok, Thailand.
March 18-21 2018 | Rutgers organized a 4 days capacity strengthening workshop on a) Regional and international Advocacy on SDGs and b) Effective communication strategies for advocacy on youth SRHR from 18-21 March 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand. The training was attended by 22 participants from 11 platform members under Right Here Right Now (RHRN) Programme.
5 - days training of dance4life Heart Connection Team in Karachi
March 7 -11 2018 | Rutgers Pakistan conducted a 5-days training of dance4life Heart Connection Team in Karachi from 7 - 11 March 2018. This training was organized for 30 selected dance4life Pakistan’s young facilitators who were certified in a previous HCT training, to increase their facilitation skills and knowledge in the ToT training so that they may, in turn, continue to train new HCT tour teams in Pakistan.
Adolescent girls are determined to end the menace of child marriage from Pakistan
May 16, 2017 | A Review and Reflection Forum to acknowledge the community mobilization efforts of adolescent girls (Kirans) was organized at hotel Indus, Hyderabad on 16 may 2017. The event was attended by Kirans, Teachers, Officials from Education and other relevant government departments, academia and civil society representatives. During the event, kirans showcase their achievements of reaching out different community stakeholders during their campaign against child marriages they also highlighted the challenges and hurdles faces as well as the mitigation strategies adopted by them. Their efforts were well and appreciated by the audience
About Rutgers WPF
Rutgers WPF is a renowned centre of expertise on reproductive health and rights. Its activities are mainly carried out in the Netherlands, Africa and Asia. Its aim is to improve reproductive health and rights throughout the world. Rutgers WPF supports partner organisations and professionals in their work to increase their expertise on reproductive health and rights and issues surrounding it.