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.
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.
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.
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.
February 23 – 25, 2015 | Country Representative Mr. Qadeer Baig participated in two days meeting of “Strengthening the European Voice in Post 2015” in London. He gave the presentation on the agenda of Post 2015. The conference was hosted by Plan UK Partnership with the UK department for International Development (DFID).Moreover he had a discussion with UK All Parliamentarians Group regarding the agenda of the meeting and also participated in White Ribbon Alliance.
February 3-6, 2015 | Under the Awareness to Action project a three day training session was organized to capacitate young girls and take their roles of Kiran’s “Ray of Hope” in the society against child marriage.
February 11, 2015 |
During first year of project implementation, 120 Kirans in Sanghar were capacitated and performed community mobilization on child marriages, teenage pregnancies, girl’s education, reproductive health and safe motherhood. The event aimed to highlight the talent of Pakistani girls from rural areas of Sanghar and to acknowledge their efforts for bringing positive change in their communities. The Learning forum was organized by Rutgers WPF and A2A implementing Partner SAFWCO in Hyderabad.
March 2, 2015|
ASK learning forum organized by Rutgers WPF will be aimed at sharing and analyzing ASK implementation strategies under the four result areas by sharing the challenges and lessons learnt along with discussion on ways and means for ensuring sustainability of Youth Friendly services.
March 3, 2015 |
Under the Awareness to Action project Rutgers WPF, Pakistan and Hands will organize a day long Learning Forum where young girls working in Rural Karachi as Kirans for community mobilization against Child Marriage. The Learning forum will be held in Karachi.
March 1-6, 2015 |
After completion of level 1 training, Kirans are performing role of peer educators for raising awareness on issues of early marriages, teenage pregnancies and their effects on health of both mother & child. The purpose of this training is to further build their capacity and to enhance their role in the process of community mobilization, and awareness raising among their peers and stakeholders.
March 3, 2015 |
ASK NPSC meeting will be held in Karachi to review and plan for 2015 with discussion on so far progress along with planning of ASK sustainability beyond 2015.
About Rutgers WPF
Rutgers WPF is a renowned centre of expertise on sexual and reproductive health and rights. Its activities are mainly carried out in the Netherlands, Africa and Asia. Its aim is to improve sexual and reproductive health and rights throughout the world. Rutgers WPF supports partner organisations and professionals in their work to increase their expertise on SRHR and issues surrounding it.
As of 1st January 2011 World Population Foundation and Rutgers Nisso Groep have merged into Rutgers WPF.