Local Action for Democratic and Inclusive Response to COVID-19

Local Action for Democratic and Inclusive Response to COVID-19 is a seven-month project funded by Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) with the objective of contributing towards more inclusive, transparent and responsive democratic processes, and institutions to tackle COVID-19 and its associated challenges.

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Promoting the Human Rights and Electoral Participation of People with Disabilities (PWDs), Transgender People, and Women in Pakistan

Promoting the Human Rights and Electoral Participation of People with Disabilities (PWDs), Transgender People, and Women in Pakistan – Including the Excluded – is a 24-month project that focuses on Improving capacity, representativeness and influence of Coalition for Inclusive Pakistan (CIP) to engage with government and legislators for broader reforms to enhance electoral and participation of PWDs, Transgender People and Women.

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Election Tech Forum Project – Technology for Efficient and Effective Elections (T3E)

Election Tech Forum Project – Technology for Efficient and Effective Elections (T3E) is 12-month project funded by National Endowment for Democracy’s (NED). The project aims to optimize the efficiency of election management system and enhance its transparency, which will ultimately lead to an increased public trust in electoral outcomes. Increased public trust and confidence over electoral outcomes will contribute towards consolidation of democracy in Pakistan.

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Promoting Decent Work in Pakistan’s Brick Kilns

Promoting Decent Work in Pakistan’s Brick Kilns is an eight (8)-month project that focuses on creating a reliable source of clean bricks that will advance worker rights, including by reducing bonded labor and child labor, and ensure that brick kiln workers receive fair wages and can access adequate health care. The project will build awareness of the Decent Work Brick Kiln Framework (DWBFK) and advocate for its adoption. The project will also promote and facilitate implementation of a new approach to inspection of brick kilns and certification of clean bricks.

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State of Governance in Pakistan

State of Governance in Pakistan (SOGIP) is a 12-month project of the Direct Aid Program (DAP) funded by the Australian Government and managed through the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade (DFAT) overseas posts. The project focuses on plugging a critical gap in understanding and oversight of the mechanics and dynamics of development at the local (district) level, initially in 21 districts with plans to expand the scope of these interventions to cover all 131 districts of Pakistan in subsequent years.

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Women’s Action for Better Workplaces-II (WAction-II)

The Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) is implementing the three-year Women’s Action for Better Workplaces-II (WACTION-II) project, funded by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Pakistan. The initiative is the continuation of the WACTION project that was completed in December 2018. The project aims to contribute to improving working environments for women workers in Pakistan.

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Women’s Enjoyment of Rights, Empowerment and Leadership (WE’RE Leaders)

WE’RE Leaders is a four-year initiative (2019-2023) undertaken by the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) in collaboration with Global Affairs Canada to enhance women’s political participation in Pakistan. The project will work to improve the promotion and protection of women’s civil and political rights by the government and civil society; ensure increased and equitable participation of women, particularly the young, marginalized and at-risk, in democratic processes and civic life; and ensure improved gender-responsive systems of government, democratic institutions and civil society organizations (nationally and sub-nationally).

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Strengthening Electoral and Legislative Processes (SELP)

TDEA is implementing UNDP’s Strengthening Electoral and Legislative Processes (SELP) project and supporting Women NIC and Voter Registration joint campaign of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) and National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) across Pakistan. The objective of the campaign is to reduce the gender gap on electoral rolls by registering maximum eligible age women.

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Parliament Watch & Reforms

The Parliament Watch and Reforms (PWR) project of the Trust for Democratic Education and Accountability (TDEA) aims at generating objective and statistically sound information about parliamentary performance to foster informed engagement between the constituents and their elected representatives.

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