Youth Leadership and Activism

Youth Leadership and Activism

This program focuses on developing leadership qualities in young men and women who are interested to be at the forefront of Pakistan's social movement in future. These youth undergo rigorous training to undo their biases created through their normal socialization process.
Program for Peace and Pluralism

Program for Peace and Pluralism

This program is designed to understand and counter the growing trends of intolerance in our society. It explores the underlying patterns and dynamics of pluralism in the context of Pakistan and evolves short and long term initiatives for strengthening it.
Program Against Bonded Labour

Program Against Bonded Labour

Bonded labour or slavery is one of the most deploring human rights violation. This program has made major breakthrough in the past. It mostly focuses on the bonded labour in south Sindh where the social hierarchy of major land owners and their poor tenants leads to not only control over their livelihoods but also on their livelihoods, movement and every aspect of life.
Mehergarh Center

Mehergarh Center

The Center, Mehergarh, principally focuses on creating a critical mass of young people who are committed to develop responsible citizenry, progressive leadership and an impetus for collective action. Our approach is embedded in rediscovering and owning the depth and breath of our diverse culture, which is thousands of years old.
Movement Against Sexual Harassment

Movement Against Sexual Harassment

Mehergarh remained the secretariat and the hub for AASHA (an Alliance Against Sexual Harassment) over several years. With other AASHA members it succeeded in getting the anti sexual harassment passed in 2010.
Promoting Cultural Action

Promoting Cultural Action

We believe that through theater, songs, music and storytelling we can bring about effective and more sustainable change in people's thinking than through intellectual debate. South Asia is still an oral culture, especially in rural areas.
Promoting & Strengthening Democracy

Promoting & Strengthening Democracy

Promoting and Strengthening Democracy This is a common strand that runs through all Mehergarh Programs, whether it is youth trainings or campaign against bonded labor or even anti sexual harassment trainings; informing people of their rights and responsibilities; the power that the system gives to the people and how to use that power.
Advocacy for Women’s Legislation

Advocacy for Women’s Legislation

The successful AASHA movement and setting up the precedent of public, private partnership culminated into the passage of anti sexual harassment legislation ,Although Mehergarh has been engaged with systematic legal advocacy around women;s legislation, this success was the impetus to organize the Legal and Advocacy Unit as a specialized effort to draft and advocate for pro women legislation.

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