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Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Women and Girls (PPRG) by improving the structural, institutional, and socio-cultural response to sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) in Pakistan

Urdh Ja!

Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Women and Girls (PPRG) aims to protect and promote women and girls’ rights through close partnership between the state, the civil society, and the media by providing ethical and quality support in line with SDG 5 and 16.2, the UNCRC, CEDAW, ICCPR and other international treaties, impacting girls and ratified by the country. 

The project plans to increase awareness, sensitivity to and inclusion of the rights of vulnerable groups by law & policymakers, justice actors, civil society, media, communities, children & youth in Pakistan.

To this end, GDP will work on:

  • Securing progress towards an improved regulatory framework to counter VAC & SGBV in Pakistan;
  • Improving the capacities of justice actors, media, caregivers, children/youth and community to prevent and respond to VAC & SGBV in Pakistan;
  • Improving awareness of community members, CSOs, children and youth on how to prevent and respond to VAC and SGBV in Pakistan;
  • Increasing local and international basis of evidence for a youth-led & participatory transformative process to counter GBV & discrimination