A competition to recognize and encourage efforts of the media and journalist community Rutgers WPF has launched competitive ‘AGE Media Awards 2014’.
Blogger Competition: Win Exciting Prizes
A competition for free lance writers to write on social issues.
The World Starts With Me
‘The World Starts With Me’ is a computer-based comprehensive sexuality education programme for youth in Pakistan, Uganda, Kenya, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Life Skills Based Education
This programme provides young people with the knowledge, and life skills required for promoting their well-being, preventing social and health problems and empowering them in 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.
Rutgers WPF is running an advocacy campaign on Safe Motherhood which was launched on International Mother's Day 2008 under the banner of “Saving the Soul Bearers” to spread awareness about maternal mortality in Pakistan.
21-24, 2014 | Rutgers
WPF Pakistan and other organizations from the development
sector attend the 7th Asia Pacific Conference on Reproductive
and Sexual Health and Rights (APCRSHR). The conference
this year is being held at Manila, Philippines on the
theme: 'Examining achievements, Good Practices and Challenges:
Towards a Strategic Positioning of SRHR'.
31, 2013 | Rutgers
WPF Pakistan in collaboration with PIDS-Quetta held a
District implementation Team Meeting to further promote
SRHR-services interventions and bring organizations, experts
and other stakeholders on one platform.
9-10, 2013, Lahore | Rutgers
WPF Pakistan successfully organized “Change Agents Festival-2013”
in recognition of the efforts made by agents4life to halt
HIV and AIDS, and also to remove taboos and stigmas of
the same. More than 700 students from 50 schools attended
the event, partner organizations and school4life ambassadors
actively took part in the festival. Country Coordinator
UNAIDS for Pakistan & Afghanistan, Mr. Marc Saba supported
the efforts of Rutgers WPF Pakistan and vowed collectively
organize the event in 2014.
19, 2013 | Rutgers
WPF, Pakistan had organized a discourse on: “Digital Media
for Social Change.” The discourse was effective in bringing
together various organizations utilizing social media
in order to promote their area of focus. Various successes
and challenges were discussed by organizations in creating
a positive dialogue and the effective use of social media.
2013 | Rutgers WPF
Pakistan had organized media sensitization workshops to
engage journalists on issues such as child marriages and
complications arising from it. The aim of the workshop
is to build capacity of journalists in order to raise
awareness among the masses and to bring the debate of
child marriages and its repercussions into mainstream
December 18, 2013 |
The Fourth of a series of
Round Table Conference’s on Violence against women with
special focus on Domestic Violence was held in Peshawar.
The conference highlighted the need to invest in men and
to form a gender sensitive legislation that covers both
men and women.
Rutgers WPF Pakistan is set
to launch Awareness to Action (extension of Aagahi se
Agay). The project aims to raise awareness, develop leadership
qualities and empower women on SRHR by innovation interventions.
These interventions will lead women to complete schooling,
halt child marriages and subsequently teenage pregnancies.
February 19, 2014
| Rutgers WPF Pakistan has announced “Media Competitive Awards” under the project “Adolescent Girl Empowerment.” The awards aim to recognize the commendable efforts of Pakistani journalists in advocating against the harmful consequences of child marriages, particularly in Sindh. The awards are currently open for submissions till February 7, 2014.
February 2014 - onwards |
Rutgers WPF and the Youth Empowerment Alliance will formally launch youthask.org. The portal will serve as an information hub on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) for both youth and parents. Individuals can access information, ask questions, read articles, play games and clear various myths surrounding SRHR.
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, increasing their expertise on sexuality.
As of 1st January 2011 World Population Foundation and Rutgers Nisso Groep have merged into Rutgers WPF.