Governance

AGAHE has trained 1079 Aspiring Women Candidates in 41 Trainings on Political Education in Lahore, D.G.Khan and Kasur.

AGAHE with the technical and finacial support of DTCE has implemented project "Formation of local council association (LCA) at UC level in Tehsil Shujah Abad District Multan. The importance of LCAs has been icreased manifold in the current situation where the local government system is in transition and these bodies have been actively lobbying and advocationg for establishment of local democracy in the country. All major civil society organizations in Pakistan have been working in close collaboration with LCAs and spearheading a movement for saving local democracy.

AGAHE undertook Civic and Voter’s Education Project in five districts of Punjab (Attock, Mianwali, Sargodha, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan). The project sought to empower the public on their rights and responsibility to participate effectively in the electoral process. The project was broadly meant to contribute to an enhanced and all inclusive free, fair and peaceful general election 2013 in Pakistan.

In Vehari, about 82,640 women were without CNIC that means they are deprived of their basic right to name. AGAHE supported 45,000women to register themselves with NADRA to get their CNIC.It has empowered women to exercise their rights in the community, at home, work placeand combating Gender Based Violence (GBV). AGAHE facilitated citizens’ activeparticipation in the process of social change and governance at all levels enabled women to access information, resources and institutions, acquire control overtheir lives and improve attitudes behavior towards women and their concerns. Itwill recognize men and women as equal, with the right to lead their lives withself-respect and dignity.

Projects Implemented on Governance

Sr#Project TitleProject DurationPartnerTarget Area
1Training of Aspiring Women CandidatesDec 2014 - Mar 2015UNDPKasur, D.G.Khan, Lahore
2Civic and Voters' Education for upcoming general elections in PakistanFeb 2013 - Jun 2013UNWOMENSargodha, Mianwali, Attock, Bahawalpur, Rahim Yar Khan
3Supporting Women's CNIC RegistrationAug 2012 - Jul 2013GEP-USAIDDistrict Vehari
4Local Council FormationMay 2011 - Dec 2011DTCELahore, Multan
5Support CSOJul 2011 - Jun 2012DTCELayyah, Rajanpur, Lahore
6CCB Network FormationJul 2011 - Jul 2011DTCELahore