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PREVIOUS WORK: CAMPAIGNS
Since 1998, first through the HREP and then the CMPHR, the following campaigns have been run. Click on any poster to find out the details of the campaign
 
We Have the Power Campaign
Aug 07 - May 09
A Better World is Possible Campaign
Aug 04 - Aug 06
Diversity Campaign
Aug 03 - Aug 04
     
Conflict Resolution
Campaign Sep 02 - Aug 03
Participating Campaign
Sep 01 - Aug 02
Peace Campaign
Aug 2000 - June 2001
     
CRC Campaign
Sept 99 -Mar 2000
Tolerance Campaign
Feb - Aug 1999
UDHR Campaign
Aug - Dec 1998
     
     
     
Spread the right word Awareness about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Aug-Dec 1998
 
Aims
To help children think about the different perspectives on the theme of tolerance.
To help children reflect on their own attitudes and prejudices.
To highlight the process and importance of understanding different points of views, perspectives, cultures, religions and traditions

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Awareness Raising Signature
Campaign

27,759 signatures collected

17 Schools

Event held to
conclude campaign

2

Multi Media Event

85 participants
600 children attended

6 Schools

Held over 2 days at
the FTC

3

Debate Activity

18 speakers
Over 100 students attended

6 Schools

Held at the British
Council

4

Art Activity

1,650 art works

60 Schools

Exhibition held

     
There are many ways of looking at the world Exploring attitudes towards Tolerance Feb-Aug 1999
 
Aims
To help children think about the different perspectives on the theme of tolerance.
To help children reflect on their own attitudes and prejudices.
To highlight the process and importance of understanding different points of views, perspectives, cultures, religions and traditions.
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Pledges to promote tolerance

25,364 pledges collected

15 Schools

 

2

Panel Discussion over 2 days

4 students

4 Schools

Published in aware

3

Poetry Activity

11,315 poems

39 Schools

Poems published
in book form.

     
Is there really nothing you can do?
Action based on the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Sep1999 – Mar 2000




   
Aims
To make children think about their rights and responsibilities.
To focus on the belief that children can contribute towards the betterment of their communities.
To challenge apathetic attitudes by asking, “Is there really nothing you can do?”
To provide a tangible opportunity to raise funds for a hospital, thereby practically demonstrating how children can contribute.
To introduce children to the concept of petitions as a tool for making their views heard.
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Things I Can Do To Make the World A Better Place.

Posters with comments
returned to HREP

66 Schools

Event held to
conclude campaign

2

Art Activity

1,400 art works

71 Schools

Exhibition held at
Gallery Sadequain

3

Traveling Art Exhibition

27 selected art works

25 Schools

Was sent to schools
for a week each

4

Debating Activity

Debating activity in front of a live audience

6 Schools

Was also held by
schools themselves

5

Fund Raising for NICH

Rs. 336,280 raised

39 Schools

Handing over
ceremony was held
at SIUT

6

Petitions for Juvenile Justice

13,144 signatures collected

32 Schools

Delegation went to
visit Chief Justice

     
   
     
Peace can be achieved piece by piece
Contributing towards building peace
Aug 2000-June 2001



   
Aims
To raise awareness about peace, non-violence and peaceful conflict resolution.
To think about how we live surrounded by violence and how we accept this as normal.
To work for peaceful resolution to problems.
To encourage thinking about practical ways in which children can contribute towards promoting peace.
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Pledge collection for peace

2,444,769 pledges

170 Schools

Signatures sent to the
President of Pakistan

2

Debate Activity

16 speakers
Over 80 students attended

5 Schools

Held at the
Alliance Francaise

3

Poetry Activity

4,200 poems

129 Schools

Poems published in
book form.

4

Art Activity

3,450 artworks

140 Schools

Exhibition held at
Alliance Francaise

5

Traveling Art Exhibition

30 selected artworks

18 Schools

One week in
each school

6

Closing Event

Over 1000 children

33 Schools

Concert by Najam
Shiraz at Golf Club

     
Promoting Participation, Shunning Apathy
Sep 2001- Aug 2002


   
Aims
To make children think about the concept of social responsibility, and to challenge feelings of apathy.
To encourage children to be optimistic about the future, based on their personal resolutions to contribute towards improvement.
To help children think about what tangible things, no matter how small, they could contribute to make their lives better.
To raise sensitivity of the social issues and problems around them.
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

“What bothers me” survey

5, 521 entries

 

 

2

Art Activity

1,494 entries

75 Schools

Exhibition held at
Gallery Sadequain

3

Poetry Activity

3,122 poems

83 Schools

 

4

Quilts Of Hopes

514 entries combined into 14 quilts

98 Schools

Quilts exhibited at
Gallery Sadequain

     
Where will it end?
Understanding Conflict Resolution
Sep 2002-Aug 2003


Aims
To make children think about how conflicts arise and the different options for trying to resolve them. To help children see that it is best to try and resolve conflict through peaceful means as opposed to violently.
To give children practice at seeing things from different perspectives and points of views.
To promote empathy amongst children.
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Questionnaire on attitudes
towards conflict resolution

3, 500 responses were received

 

 

2

Show at the Mohatta Palace

300 students

6 Schools

Museum visit and
theatre show

3

Poetry Activity

8,347 poems

131 Schools

 

4

Art Activity

2,308 entries

116 Schools

Entries exhibited at
the Arts Council

5

Panel Discussion on conflict
with the environment

5 Panelists and an
audience of over 150 children

25 Schools

Held at the
DHA Library

6

Closing Event

Over 1000 children

33 Schools

 

     
Richness in diversity
A celebration of diversity
Aug 2003- Jun 2004


Aims
To Promote a Better Understanding of local and global diversity through research and project-work
To widen perspectives, acknowledge existence of diversities
To promote respect , appreciation, and understanding
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Celebrating family & heritage

550 entries

 

 

2

Art Activity

5,440 entries

186 Schools

 

3

Art exhibition

600-700 selected entries displayed

 

At VM Art Gallery on
Human Rights Day

4

Recipe Activity

2, 922 entries

87 Schools

 

5

Panel Discussion

5 students

5 Schools

300 students, teachers
and heads from 15
schools participated
in the interactive event.

6

Theatre Activity

48 students
Attended by over 900 students, teachers & parents

6 Schools

At the Arts
Council Theatre

     
A Better World Is Possible
Multi-Theme 2004-2006
Aims
To help children think about, reflect upon, and discuss positive as well as negative aspects of the world we live in so that they begin to form an understanding of the world around them
To get children to form defendable views on what they think it will take to make the world a better place
To promote optimism and hope in children, and help them focus on positive developments around them
To realise that to bring about positive change requires consistent support, participation and contributions from citizens
To celebrate diversity
To understand the negative effects of wars and weapons
 

No.

Activity

Output

School
Participation

Details

1

Optimism and Hope ‘Good
News’ activity in schools

Displays made in individual schools

31 Schools

 

2

Teachers’ workshop on
running campaigns in schools

40 teachers

28 Schools

At SIUT

3

‘Rays of Hope’ – fund raising
for SIUT

Rs. 867,116 was collected

62 Schools

 

4

Event at SIUT to hand
over money

202 students, teachers and heads

40 Schools

At SIUT

5

Million faces petition
signature collection

8,371 ‘Million Faces Petitions’ collected.

85 Schools

 

6

No To Weapons and Wars
Art Activity

3,318 entries

112 Schools

 

7

Teachers’ workshop on
Small Arms activity

50 teachers.

40 Schools

 

8

Art exhibition

Over 250 attended opening

29 Schools

Held at the Gallery
Sadequain

9

Diversity and Tolerance
Panel Discussion

102 students, teachers
and heads Schools held
their own in-house panel discussions

12 Schools

39 Schools

At the Goethe Institut

10

Poetry Activity

3,999 entries

88 Schools

 

     
 
WE HAVE THE POWER CAMPAIGN  
August 2007 – May 2009
 
Aims
To encourage the idea that all individuals have the power to make a difference
   
To promote confidence in children to voice their opinions
 
To realise that things can be made better if everyone works together
 
To raise awareness about three different issues simultaneously, i.e. improving facilities for the disabled, preventing violence and highlighting achievements of social activists.
     
 
No Activity Output School Participation Details
1 Poetry writing ‘I will use my power to…’ 4,067 poems received 55 schools

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2 Petition signing on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities 75,000 signatures collected and government signed the Convention 55 schools

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3 Celebrating International Day of Disabled Persons Handing over of 40,000 signatures to Minister Shahida Jamil

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Celebrated at the Special People’s Park in Clifton
4 Class discussion on Violence: ‘What do I feel?”

-

25 schools

-

5 Media Research on Violence

-

48 schools

-

6 & 7

Personal & Collective Pledge Against Violence
34,330 collected

58 schools

-

8
Panel Discussion on: ‘Violence in Society’ (sec schools)

-

17 schools

-

9
Art Activity: Design a stamp
3, 876 stamps received 61 schools
Art exhibition held at Frere Hall to display the children’s work
10
Activists as Role Models: Research & poster making

-

24 schools

-

11
Rights And Responsibilities:
A Personal Declaration

5275 entries received

48 schools

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