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.

Women Empowerment

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.

Responsible Fatherhood

‘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.

Life Skills Based Education

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 to achieving and safeguarding their Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights.

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.

Safe Motherhood

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.

News

  • December 23, 2014 | www.youask.pk and ASK SMS Service was formally launched in Karachi in collaboration with TEXT and Grapetite.  
  • December 16, 2014 | Six Short documentaries and films produced by students of Szabist and Bahria University were screened in Islamabad; they addressed Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights issues in Pakistan. These videos where produced under the SRHR – FOCUS project.
  • December 2-3, 2014 | Sexual diversity workshop was held for Rutgers WPF staff. The workshop resulted in an increased understanding of participants about LGBTIQA community, their needs and requirements to adjust in a community without facing discrimination. The participatory workshop addressed religious and cultural perspective on LGBTIQA. Similar workshops will be held for implementing partners.
  • December 23-27, 2014 | Parwan teams from Multan and Quetta visited Lahore and met with Dr. Fouzia Vaqar of Punjab Committee on the Status of Women and discussed SRHR and Bale Raza Jamil CEO of ITA. The participants attended two sessions on sexual diversity and interacted with the LGBT community. The participants then travelled to Islamabad where they had sessions with Masculinity expert Sagheer Bukhari. The participants were also taken to visit a Youth friendly health Centre being run by FPAP.
  • December 16, 2014 | To generate a dialogue on the Rules of Business for Implementation of Sindh Child Marriages Restraint Act 2013, a policy dialogue was held in Karachi to discuss the rules of business. The dialogue was organized by HANDS and Rutgers WPF.  
  • December 1-3, 2014 | Awareness to Actions held capacity building workshop for mentors. The woprkshop held in Sanghar was participated by 13 teacher and 7 lady health workers. The workshop focused on capacitating teachers and Lady Health Workshops on effective mentoring skills.

Calendar

 
  • January 20-21, 2015| Rutgers WPF has organized a two write-shop in Islamabad to build capacity of Implementing Partners for technical writing and donor reporting.
  • January 5-7, 2015 | Rutgers WPF, Pakistan under the Awareness to Action has organized a three day capacity building workshop of Teachers and Lady health workers in Karachi. Imran Haider, Technical Advisor CSE will be conducting the Workshop.  
  • January 19-21, 2015 | Rutgers WPF has organized a two days write-shop in Islamabad to review and finalise UFBR Annual Report 2014.  
  • January 21, 2015 | Parwan NPT will be held in Margalla Hotel by the Programme teams from Multan and Quetta along with Rutgers WPF. The meeting will focus on achievements and challneges faced during the last quarter of 2014 and planning for the next six months.  
  • January 21, 2015 | Representatives of Awaz CDS and Participatory Integrated Development Society (PIDS) will visit the Rutgers WPF Office in Islamabad to discuss and plan the budgets & strategies for attaining targets in Parwan for year 2015.  
  • January 19-24, 2015 | Rutgers WPF, Pakistan under Awareness to Action has organized a four day capacity building workshop of Kirans in Sanghar. The purpose of the training is to build their capacity for community mobilization and awareness raising among their peers.