SACH organized educational event on 8th December, 2015 at Pak Nazreen No 2 School of afghan colony to mark 16 days of activism. The event was started by recitation of the verses of Holy Quran, and consisted upon Hamd, Poetry, Quiz competition among students, Drama, Afghan national anthem and some other audience interacted activities. All the commotions were prepared regarding the theme of the year, i.e., making education safe for young people without gender discrimination.
The activity was joint efforts of SACH staff, and Students, teachers, community members of Afghan refugees. The UNHCR representative ALI Husnain attended the event and appreciated SACH staff efforts to organize the energetic event for students. She also gave a massage that education is the basic right of all persons and discrimination should not be held on the basis of gender. She also motivated the students for higher education and promised UNHCR support regarding GBV and further cooperation in future.
The member of Commssionerate Afghan refugee (CAR) Ms Bushra, joint the event and gave a positive message that education is the shield for women specially, but unfortunately females are usually have to be deprived of this in our society. But we have to fight and have to raise our voices against it.
At the end SACH staff member Nuzhat Taskeen thanked all the participants, guests, students and teachers of the community for joining the event and also appreciated the efforts of all participants foe making the fruitful event. The activity was winded up with a written massage of all the participants on a sign banner of SAY NO TO GENDER BASED VIOLENCE.