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.


  • August, 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 25, 2014 | Networking session with CSOs, Media and YLOs will be held to develop an enabling environment to facilitate in achieving goals set under the Awareness to Action project.  
  • 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.