About WE CAN

We Can is working to change attitudes and behaviors to reduce social acceptance of violence against womeN & GIRLS


WE CAN was an Oxfam initiated South Asian campaign in 2005 which is now evolved into a local independent organization "WE CAN" (End All Violence Against Women) .

What WE DO

We Can in Pakistan is working since 2005 with the core focus to raise large-scale public awareness about GENDER DISCRIMINATION, bias, inequality and violence against women (VAW), through behavioral change models.

HOW WE DO IT

We do it through 500,000 men and women affiliated with the campaign working as change makers to create a collective shift in attitudes against violence and discrimination.

CHANGE MAKERS



Stimulate Thinking

Create Awareness about GBV and Discrimination

Create Role Models

Encourage others to share views peacefully

Promote alternate behaviours to violence and promote diversity

Outreach

    PUNJAB
  • Muzaffargarh
  • Bahawalpur
  • Lodhran
  • DG Khan
  • Lahore
  • Multan
  • Layyah
  • Sialkot
  • Mianwali
  • BALOCHISTAN
  • Jaffarabad
  • Naseerabad
    SINDH
  • Hyderabad
  • Jarrah
  • Khairpur
  • Sakkhar
  • Nawab Shah
  • Nowahero Feroz
  • Shikar pur
  • Gotki
  • Jacobabad
  • KPK
  • Sawabi
  • Noshehra
  • Swat

PROJECT Showcase

Reducing Violence Against Women (VAW) and Improving Sexual Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR)

  • • Targeted beneficiaries - 40000
  • • Location: District Multan and Mazaffarghar
  • • IEC material dissemination
  • • 8 Orientation sessions
  • • 8 reinforcement sessions
  • • Formation & orientation of 26 mother in laws change maker group
  • • 16 days of activism on VAW
  • • 528 informative sessions by champions

Integrated Approach Against Child Marriage

  • • 3000 copies of IEC material
  • • Training manuals
  • • Sensitization and training sessions
  • • Theater group performances
  • • Formation of early marriage task force
  • • Media campaigns
  • • Capacity building

Its My Right Make It Right

  • • 26 target districts in four provinces
  • • 130 targeted schools
  • • 120 district Children club with 2,519 children
  • • 4 Universities in four provinces
  • • 1,500 Junior Leaders
  • • Number of Connectors (96)
  • • Children Parliament (Punjab, National)
  • • Capacity Building of around 14,360
  • • Facebook Page

Recently Completed PROJECTS

  • 1. Mental Health and Psycho-social needs assessment in Bannu and Nowshera - Handicap International
  • 2. TOT of UNDP RAHA Team and communities on WE CAN Model of change to run a sensitization campaign against VAW and Gender based Violence in their target areas.
  • 3. Creating Safer District for Women – PSVI – International
  • 4. Raise Awareness on Anti Harassment ACT
  • 5. Creating Acceptance of Diversity and Multiple Identities
  • 6. Working on Protection Issues post Humanitarian emergencies
  • 7. Working with Institution on ending violence against women
  • 8. Engendering Change Programme

Impact of our WORK

OUR THEMATIC AREAS AND APPROACHES


Women Empowermentthrough addressing Gender Inequality, Discrimination, Child Marriages, Child Labour and Customary Practices with different approaches such as Community based Response Mechanism; Change in Behavior, Believes, and Mindsets; Youth, especially women to women and men to men engagement; Capacity building, Information Dissemination, Awareness Raising Impacting to Personal and Social Sphere.
Transformational Leadershipthrough Capacity Building, Rights Promotion, Behavioral Change.
Good Governancethrough Awareness Raising, Advocacy, Sustainable Development, Social Service, Research, Rights Promotion and Monitoring,
Livelihoodthrough community based Response Mechanism, Emergency Relief, Advocacy for Women’s Protection Issue

 

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