Experts Suggest Strengthening Universities’ Role in Combating Intolerance on Campuses

ISLAMABAD, July 29, 2020: Experts at a virtual conference on ensuring peaceful and tolerant campuses in Pakistan suggested adopting a top-down approach instead of only focusing on students.
The speakers pointed out that intolerance was tackled incorrectly, especially in Pakistan, and said that the university management and faculties should themselves display tolerance to reinforce positive behavior among students.

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Including the Excluded: CIP General Election Observation 2018

Including the Excluded: CIP General Election Observation 2018 The General Elections (GE) 2018 were held under the new Elections Act, 2017, which mandated the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) to adopt special measures for mainstreaming marginalized segments of society. The promulgation of the law was a positive development that will increase the political and electoral…

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Gender Audit of Labour Laws in Pakistan

Gender Audit of Labour Laws in Pakistan Women Action for Better Workplaces (WAction) Project, implemented by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability – Free and Fair Elections Network (TDEA-FAFEN) and funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pakistan is focused on enhancing the capacities of women workers and their organizations…

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Workplace Monitoring Report 2018

Workplace Monitoring Report 2018 Women’s Action for Better Workplaces (WAction) conducted Workplace Monitoring Exercise at 105 workplaces in five project districts i.e. Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta. The monitoring of workplaces was conducted on standardized checklists. Keeping in view the difference in provisions of the laws governing the industrial, public and private workplaces, two…

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TDEA Launches Women’s Enjoyment of Rights, Empowerment and Leadership Project

ISLAMABAD, February 10, 2020 – The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) launched the Women’s Enjoyment of Rights, Empowerment and Leadership (WE’RE Leaders) project in a ceremony here on Monday. Funded by the Canadian government, the four-year project is designed to strengthen women’s democratic rights by enhancing their civic and political participation, with a special focus on young and marginalized women.

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Women Workers Seek Improved Enforcement of Labour Laws in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, October 18, 2018: Women Action for Better Workplaces (WAction), a project of Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA), shared the findings of its Monitoring of Workplace Report in a convention here on Thursday that speaks about the dismal situation of enforcement of Labour laws in Pakistan. According to these findings, 52 percent workplaces…

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Preliminary Findings of Experiential Study by Coalition for Inclusive Pakistan (CIP)

Attitudinal, Environmental Barriers Hinder Transgender People, Women & PWDs from Observing General Elections 2018 ISLAMABAD, September 25, 2018: Despite progressive legislative and policy measures to facilitate participation of transgender people, women and persons with disabilities (PWDs) in the electoral processes, these individuals faced attitudinal and environmental barriers in the exercise of their right to vote…

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