Interactive Dialogue - Nexus between Intolerance & Violent Extremism
Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC) organized an interactive dialogue titled; “Nexus between intolerance and violent extremism,” on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Avari Towers, Karachi.
The dialogue was the first in the series of informed and interactive dialogues on countering violent extremism (CVE) in Pakistan. The project aims to increase understanding of violent extremism related issues by government representatives and different stakeholders,… Read More
State of the Economy and Reform Agenda Seminar
& Book Launch of Growth and Inequality in Pakistan: Agenda for Reforms by Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha
Social Policy and Development Centre (SPDC) in collaboration with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) Pakistan organized a seminar on “State of the Economy and Reform Agenda”. The aim of the seminar was to discuss the current economic state of Pakistan and highlight the reforms required to improve the same.
Dr. Hafiz A. Pasha, former minister of Finance and Economic Affairs of Pakistan and Assistant… Read More
Launch of Report on Economic and Social Costs of Violence Against Women and Girls in Pakistan
New research highlighting the significant economic and social costs of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in Pakistan was released on June 15 in Islamabad. The research, funded by UK aid as part of its global What Works to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls programme, found that violence against women places a significant social and economic burden on women and their families. Dr. Yasmin Zaidi, Director, Centre of Gender and Policy Analysis, in… Read More