Media Updates 2020

Dec 30, 2020

Protest against killing of minors

Child Rights Movement (CRM) on Tuesday organised protest against rape and murder of seven years old minor girl in Lahore and two years old minor in Charsada. The protest was organized by CRM in collaboration with Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO).

Dec 29, 2020

Protest Held Against Rape, Murder Of Girls In Lahore, Charsada

The Child Rights Movement (CRM) on Tuesday held a protest against rape and murder of a seven years old girl in Lahore and two-year-old minor in Charsada here at the National Press Club.

Dec 26, 2020

SSDO elected to hold Child Rights Movement Secretariat next

The Sustainable Social Development Organisation (SSDO) is elected unopposed by all member child rights organisations to hold the Child Rights Movement (CRM) Secretariat for 2021.

Dec 24, 2020

Call to protect Child Rights

The Sustainable Social Development Organisation (SSDO) will hold the secretariat of the Child Rights Movement for 2021 after it was elected unopposed by all its member organisations. The SSDO is a network of all the NGOs working on child rights.

Dec 24, 2020

SSDO Wins CRM Secretariat Election 2020 Unopposed

The SSDO is a network of all the (NGOs) non-governmental organizations working on the children's rights and their protection, said its Executive Director Syed Kausar Abbas while commenting over the victory.

Dec 23, 2020

Workshop for Journalists

A two-day training workshop for journalists belonging to Chakwal district was concluded here on Wednesday with the message of promoting ethical journalism to highlight issues faced by the semi-developed areas.

Dec 01, 2020

Pakistan, protect your children

On October 7, yet another body of a minor was found in an open field near Peshawar. She was found 40km away from her home in Charsadda.

Nov 06, 2020

Mechanism to protect women in Pakistan is ineffective: Rights activist

A top human rights activist in Pakistan has said that despite the nation having  a legal mechanism to protect women, it is ineffective and there is no implementation of the same.

Oct 11, 2020

Ending Early Marriage

Pakistan is committed to eliminating early age marriage by 2030 in line with Target 5.3 of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Oct 03, 2020

Universities Can Play Important Role In Promoting Peace, Tolerance: PHEC Chairman

Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) Chairman Dr Fazal Ahmed Khalid has said that universities can play important role in promoting peace, brotherhood and tolerance.

Oct 01, 2020

‘Paigham-e-Pakistan to promote peace’

'Religious scholars should be a part of this Paigham-e- Pakistan movement and promote

national harmony'

Oct 01. 2020

Ulema declare suicide attacks un-Islamic

A large number of religious scholars issued a combined decree, declaring the suicide bombing un-Islamic and ‘Haram’ at a convention of Punjab leadership of religious parties here on Wednesday.

Sep 28, 2020

PIC, UNESCO Launches Online Appeal Management Information System On Eve Of IDUAI

The Pakistan Information Commission (PIC) with support of UNESCO's Multi-donor program on Thursday launched Online Appeal Management Information System to support citizens' fundamental right of access to information through robust e-governance system.

Sep 29, 2020

Online appeal gives citizens access to public information in times of crisis

An event on ‘Access to Information in Times of Crisis’ brought together stakeholders from civil society, academia, private technology companies and the press on the International Day of Universal Access to Information on Monday.

Sep 28, 2020

QAU, SSDO to collaborate in research, capacity building of students

The Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU) and Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to collaborate in education, research, training activities, besides capacity building of students in diverse fields.

Sep 13, 2020

Draft position paper on police reforms ready to go to parliament

Pakistan's Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) in collaboration with the United States Institute for Peace (USIP) and police officers, has prepared a draft position paper on police reforms in order to legislate effectively and boost capacity building of the law enforcement department.

Sep 07, 2020

MoU to counter violent extremism inked

Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ‘Paigham-e-Pakistan’ to jointly work on countering violent extremism and social cohesion in Pakistan.

Sep 07, 2020

Legislative support group on countering violent extremism launched in Punjab

Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) in collaboration with Paigham-e-Pakistan programme launched Legislative Support Group in Punjab Assembly on Countering Violent Extremism and peace building in Punjab.

Sep 04, 2020

Speakers Highlight Role Of Media In Countering Extremism

Highlighting the important role of media in countering extremism, speakers here at a training workshop underlined the need for devising a comprehensive strategy for capacity building of journalists in line with the modern time requirements.

Aug 29, 2020

All CMs must introduce PFC awards

The chief ministers of all provinces must introduce their respective finance commission awards to fulfil the needs of people at the local level, while parliamentarians and media must play a critical role in countering violent extremism and to build peace in society.

Aug 23, 2020

Training Workshop of Parliamentary Reporters of PA held

Rawalpindi-Islamabad Union of Journalist urges media practitioners not to become a tool in the hands of extremists.