Youth Association for Development

Quetta, Pakistan
Joined January 2015

YAD is working in Baluchistan Pakistan for the protection of marginalized, vulnerable, and excluded groups protection, human rights, peace, access to justice, Pro Bono Support, and legal empowerment

Presence in: Pakistan
Focus: Children's Rights, Citizenship & Identification, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights

YAD is a youth lead, peace building civil society initiative based in Baluchistan and whose roots with a core of volunteers in different districts of Pakistan. YAD is a human rights-based approach with a multi-sector development organization working on a participatory development approach to bring long-term change & sustainable development to society.  promote the value of humanism, feminism, pluralism, peace, justice, tolerance, equality, equity, basic human rights, women rights, minorities rights, child rights, adolescents rights, address democratic and governance issues, conduct research and analysis, initiate dialogues among different segments of society, take steps toward a peaceful, tolerant, and democratic society, conservation of environment, climate action, generating citizens based data, open data, monitoring, evaluation, tracing, tracking, transparency, accountability, primary health care, quality education, increasing literacy, increasing enrolment, decreasing dropout, youth activism, youth, empowerment, youth development, civic spaces, safe abortion, natural resources management, agriculture development, forest & bio diversity conservation, sanitation improvement & hygiene education, WASH, WATSAN, working for IWRM, advocacy and lobbying for SDGs achievements, SDGs achievement process monitoring at Pakistan level, enforcement of SDGs and 2030 agenda in Pakistan, law, legislation, policy reforms, policy actions, strategies, actions plans, and enforcement of laws and policies, creating public and private partnership with engagement of business communities, entrepreneurship, mentorships as well as provide an enabling environment to civil society of Baluchistan.