came into existence in jan2001 when one day, on 5th of the month, 7
educated young women of the Mouza Rai Pur Chah Ferozwala Tehsil Kabirwala, sat
together in the blazing heat of the sun, under a mango tree among the mud houses
of the village. All the young women seemed to be worried about the worst
financial condition of the women, in general and the rural community in special.
They were talking about the future of the women and agriculture related members
of the rural villages, going to dark their future. A big Incident resulted of
this organization; In Mohri a family lived called (OATHI) which were very
conservative about women inheritance. They proclaimed that women had no rights
in land so she had no share in inheritance. Others were saying that she had a
right. So owing to these 13 persons including 7men and 6 women were murdered.
This incident forced the women to organize and gathers the women for their cause
so the organization came into existence. This incidents was broadcast by BBC and
others international news agencies. Human Rights Organization is the result of
that big incident which gathered the women and united them into one platform.
The women have no political rights; she cannot cast their vote in the election
albeit this is their tradition. Their forefathers had promised that they would
never allow her women to cast the votes. The women have no rights of education.
Women cannot go outside she can live in home this is their place. People are
very conservatives This expect and assurance gave them the ethical support to
come forward and work together with the community members using their skills and
sharing their resources for the mutual development and the prosperity of their
future generations. Therefore they started to arrange themselves in the form of
a social association to achieve their long termed optimistic objectives.
HRO vision is
to build up and give confidence, to enlarge and civilized, progressive, and
affluent culture based on principles of moderation, tranquility,
broadmindedness, reciprocal respect, fairness, integrity and clearness, and
unity with the deprived marginalized and vulnerable peoples and communities.
HRO IS non-profit
non-religious non-government organization based on District Khanewal Southern
Punjab Pakistan formed by a dedicated group of development workers and corporate
philanthropists to work for the protection and promotion of Human rights and
development in all sphere of life. The office of the organization is located
Mouza Rai Pur Tehsil Kabirwala suburb of Mohri Pur which is very notorious for
violating human right District Khanewal is one of the poorest district of Punjab
province and the rural communities live in miserable situations. This is a women
organization working for the cause of women so all activities are designed
with the cooperation and collaboration of the women and general masses. The
general body which is consists on the women at the grass root level also called
on when designing any activity so as to empower the women. Our interventions
broaden the communitiesí vision towards strategic dimensions of their community
based development work. Our thematic areas of services are i.e. sustainable
agriculture, women rights empowerment, women
land rights ., advocacy for the rights of women , women rights of education ,
women access to justice is our motto of the organization ,adolescentís
reproductive health, Education, primary health, and community physical
infrastructure projects . The activities are focused to benefit women and
children in broader context as women and children are the most vulnerable
segments in our target areas ad they become the prime victims of poverty,
misery, hunger and injustice.
"To work for the poor, marginalized, disadvantaged vulnerable, section of the
society enabling them to fight for their rights through participatory approach
and involvement of community at the Grass root Level"
Postal address Mpuza Rai Pur
South Punjab Pakistan
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