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.
2014 | Level 2 capacity
building workshop or 210 ‘Kirans’ were held in Karachi
and Sanghar. The Kirans during this training were more
confident. The purpose of the training was to further
build their capacity and to strengthen their role in the
process of community mobilization, and awareness raising
among their peers and stakeholders.
September 8, 2014 | Held in Karachi, under dance4life was held to strengthen youth participation in development practice and to strengthen individuals, groups, and organizations in their practice of youth–adult partnerships.
September 5, 2014 | World Sexual Health Day 2014 was celebrated in Karachi under the theme ‘Sexual Wellbeing of Young People. A roundtable conference with stakeholders including teachers, religious leaders, civil society, parent and young people participated.
August, 2014 |
The last of 5 dissemination seminars on the study findings titled Maternal Health & Domestic Violence Impact & Social Factors was carried out in Islamabad. The dissemination seminar was previously held in Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Kashmore and Jacobabad.
September 18, 2014 |
A dialogue carried out under the project ‘Awareness to Action’ will be held in Hyderabad. The discourse will focus on effective implementation of the recent Child Marriages Restraint Act – 2014 passed in Sindh. Stakeholders from various walks of life will participate in this discourse.
September 2014 - onwards |
Service Providers will be trained in Karachi and Matiari on Youth Friendly services. The training aims to capacitate services providers to attract adolescents and responsively meet their needs, and succeed in retaining these young clients for continuing care.
September 2014 - onwards |
Consultative meeting in collaboration of Women Development Department will be held with stakeholders on implementation of Domestic Violence- Prevention and Protection Act 2014 in Balochistan.
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.