International Environment Campaign Launched by Pakistani Children

Colombo- The SEPAA Young Leaders will be conducting an international environment preservation campaign called the ‘SYLC 100 Leaves Campaign’ to highlight the need for environment preservation and climate change adaptation from 14th- 20th October, 2016. The campaign comes as a follow up activity of the SEPLAA Young Leader’s Club semester on ‘Creativity for Change- Climate Change Adaptation’ Read more about International Environment Campaign Launched by Pakistani Children[…]

Creativity for Change Semester: Climate Change Adaptation

The members of the SEPLAA Young Leaders held a Youth Policy Dialogue on ‘Climate Change Adaptation’ and created a position paper on the matter that will be forwarded to relevant stake holders in August 2016 as part of the Creativity for Change’ Semester. The young leaders discussed the role of youth in climate change adaptation, suggested Read more about Creativity for Change Semester: Climate Change Adaptation[…]

Engaging Pakistani Youth in Climate Change Adaptation

By Amal Farooq Malik. Of all the development areas, climate change is an area that is not getting its due share of importance amongst the youth of Pakistan. Youth aged up to 25 years of age accounts for more than 65% of the total population in Pakistan making them an important priority area to engage Read more about Engaging Pakistani Youth in Climate Change Adaptation[…]

Pakistani children need to be freed from Child Labour

By Momina Naveed As part of my SEPLAA YLC Peace Semester project, I chose to do research on the topic of child labour and its related dimensions, investigating why young kids are made to work, what is their own wish and why are they unable to pursue their dreams. For this purpose, I did several Read more about Pakistani children need to be freed from Child Labour[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 7: Childhood Compromised

By : Momina Naveed As part of my Peace Semester project, I chose to do research on the topic of child labour and its related dimensions, investigating why young kids are made to work, what is their own wish and why are they unable to pursue their dreams. For this purpose, I did several interviews Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 7: Childhood Compromised[…]

Pak-Afghan Relations: Understanding the Obstacles to Peace

Report by Sadaf Sajid & Amna Liaqat Under the SEPLAA Young Leaders’ Club Peace Semester held from January-April 2016, the last session of the semester was conducted on ‘Regional Peace and peaceful relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan’ which focused primarily on terrorism and the mindset behind it. The blast in Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park Lahore was a very Read more about Pak-Afghan Relations: Understanding the Obstacles to Peace[…]

International Cultural & Peace Dialogue from the US

Report compiled by Sadaf Sajid. On Saturday 16th April, SEPLAA YLC held their third International Skype session with Mrs. Katarzyna Szutkowski from the US. Mrs. Szutkowski’s work primarily focuses on women in the political arena, women in education and women in the workforce including the family laws and family dynamics that govern their life. Director Read more about International Cultural & Peace Dialogue from the US[…]

SYLC Advocacy Post 5: Fighting Darkness with Light!

By Hashim Ahmed, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant  Tuesday, 16 December 2014, has made its mark  in the hearts of the citizens of Pakistan as one of the most tragic and catastrophic days of the nation’s history. The indiscriminate massacre of 132 innocent children and 9 faculty members of Army Public School and Degree College Read more about SYLC Advocacy Post 5: Fighting Darkness with Light![…]

SYLC Community Action Post 1: Healthy Children, Healthy Pakistan

By Waleed Akbar, SYLC Peace Semester 2016 Participant. As part of the Peace Semester research work, participants were assigned topics to conduct their field research on. Hand washing is an activity that the SEPLAA Young Leaders want to promoted amongst their community and peers. -SYLC Team’s note.  To promote hand washing in Pakistan amongst the Read more about SYLC Community Action Post 1: Healthy Children, Healthy Pakistan[…]