How do we want to live? Our office in Islamabad has been working for a peaceful and progressive Pakistan since 1986. Since then FNF Pakistan office has been seeking to answer this very question: How do we want to live? As individuals we are all entitled to personal dignity and freedom. It has been FNF`s mission to make these principles valid for all. We want people to realize the project of their lives! We promote a social and political environment where every individual can become the pilot of his/her lives!
Women drive politics
The role of the Women's parliamentary caucus in influencing legislation on women's right is a case in point. And yet, women continue to be underrepresented in the political and economic decision-making process. This is why FNF Pakistan hand the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan have commissioned a study on the performance of female legislators in Pakistan from 2018-2020. You can find the results of this study here.
COVID-19: A Global Stress Test for Governance and Resilience
We live in strange times. While probably half of the world—the US, over Europe to Asia—is in a lockdown, it is well worth giving a thought to what lessons this crisis can teach us. Every generation has its defining moments and for the 21st century, the current coronavirus crisis can be a major tipping point for the collective memory.
Combatting the COVID19 Disinfodemic: A situation analysis for Pakistan
On this Data Privacy Day 2021 check out the situation analysis on Pakistan by Mehwish Batool in a competition winning essay held with our partner organization Digital Rights Foundation
She tweets at @Mehwish_Bat00l
Female Forward International South Asia
Not all heroes wear capes, but a lot of them wear sarees, dupattas and whatever they want to!
We at FNF South Asia are launching our #FemaleForwardInternational Campaign. Join us in our campaign to raise awareness around the issues that women face in their daily lives and convey the message that women empowerment is essential for a progressive world. Don’t miss the chance to tell their stories!
Can the Startup Generation Defeat the Economic Threats Posed by COVID-19?
Check out the stories of three finalists of 'The Startup Gen' -Pakistan`s first startup reality show and competition- as they changed their business models in the face of pandemic in 2020
Work From Home during Corona Virus: Challenge or Opportunity?
Even though we are sitting alone in our homes, and practicing social distancing, it is a challenge and an opportunity. Challenge because we have to isolate ourselves and brace for economic downturn, and opportunity because we now can have (I hope!) a clarity of thought as to what is more important.
Pakistan: Water Crisis is a Regional Political Challenge
Since its independence in 1947, Pakistan has faced many political and economic challenges. Among others, one of the major and long-term challenges for Pakistan is neither extremism nor terrorism, but the lethal combination of climate change and a rapidly growing population. Both these issues are influencing water resource- scarcity on the one hand and monsoon flash floods on the other.
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