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Counting the uncounted: The economic contributions of women in rural Sindh

Women’s contribution to agriculture across South Asia is often overlooked, yet the evidence suggests that they play a central role, particularly in livestock management. Here Sultana Ali and Abdur Rehman...

Need for building water resilient communities as crisis looms over Pakistan

By Abdur Rehman Cheema / Muhammad Waqar Published: March 20, 2017 At the World Economic Forum in 2015, water crisis was declared the number one risk that could impact societies...

Of entrepreneurship, community service and freedom

By Ali Mohammad Shahwani “Starting a small business was a dream for me, because as I had always felt that the shop owner near my house is a free man”, says...

Only the wearer knows where the shoe pinches

By:  Abdur Rehman Cheema and Mehvish Riaz Education crisis in developing countries cannot be fixed until the children of the elite are made to enroll in the same schools where...

Need for building water resilient communities as crisis looms over Pakistan

At the World Economic Forum in 2015, water crisis was declared the number one risk that could impact societies globally as a measure of devastation. Due to unsustainable water use,...

Fighting the poverty trap

By Mansoor Khoso This is the story of a resilient woman, having extraordinary will-power, dedication and strength to fight all the difficulties of life. She aims to improve the life...

From Activist To Organiser: The Story of Jumo Agham’s Saniya

Compiled by SRSO Team Ms. Saniya, 24, belongs to village Jumo Agham of district Larkana. Her village is located some 11 km away from Ratodero town. She was the first...

Power of Self-Help to Transform Lives

By Filza Nasir One community organisation (CO) in the village of Daulat Mir Jatt of district Tando Allahyar, is working towards betterment of health of their women and children. This...

Organised women fighting social ills

By Noor Pamiri Pakistani women, especially the women from rural areas, are often seen as timorous, subservient, and devoid of any agency. It is assumed that the rural women are...

A village in Sindh where Friday is celebrated as Cleanliness Day

By Noor Pamiri Adam Nahyun is a small village of almost 30 households located deep in Tando Muhammad Khan District of Sindh. It is a remote village, covered by trees...

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