Contribution in the Social Development Programme
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BDI has played an instrumental role in planning, coordinating, editing and publishing the Social Development Programme (SDP) annual report of 2008 titled, “Translating Awareness into Action”. The report is the successful outcome of the joint activity between SDP and BDI. The report details the practices and methods through which SDP has carried out their activities and achieved their targeted goals and objectives. A description of the programme’s broad aims objectives and tools are included in the report.
SDP began its journey in 1977, focusing on issues related to physical violence, gender discrimination, adult education and social inequalities. The programme mission of SDP is to enhance the human and social capital of the poor and the disadvantaged, particularly women, so that they become aware of their rights and are able to claim their dues while resisting exploitation. Building rural institutions, local governance, information dissemination and addressing human rights violation issues are among the broad aims of the programme.
Syed Hashemi, Lead Researcher
Afnaan Ahmed, Research Associate
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