Posts Tagged ‘attack’
After Quetta, ASF team is working on better implementation of acid and burn legislation in Karachi, in collaboration with AUS AID.October 9th, 2013
How can one survive the worst? how to develop coping skills when multiple challenges are standing right in front of you? These were a few questions that were explored by NUST youth group involved in various social projects who came to visit ASF-Pakistan and few survivors of acid attack. for ASF-Pakistan it is always a moment of joy, of hope, of developmental achievement when young students decide to take the lead to generate positive change. Keep it up young Pakistani and show the way forward!
An example of an ASF-Pakistan field work report rights after the meeting is over…
After signing the agreement, ASF-Pakistan has now set up an office in Multan in collaboration with Nishtar Hospital and has started training its Multan team on SOPs and various other ASF programs components. ASF -Pakistan is technically assisting Nishtar Hospital to establish the first public rehabilitation center in the SAARC region: more news will come soon!
Acid Survivors Foundation always continues with its project Burning Voice as part of its Communication for Change Campaign: our doctors, patrons and partners regularly interact with partners.
It is important as we need 1) better implementation of criminal law amendment act 2011 and the passage of Acid and Burn Crime bill, stay tuned!
Do you remember? In April 2012, we told you about the Pakistan-Italy Debt Swap Agreement that was signed to build a burn center along with a rehabilitation center for acid and burn survivors in Multan in collaboration with Nishtar hospital: well this has now become a reality and ASF-Pakistan is now setting up its coordination office to start the project there…Stay tuned and see the progress!
Gender Equity Program: ASF develops its capacity for providing better rehabilitation services to acid attack victims.April 30th, 2013
This capacity building exercise corresponds to a partnership between ASF and Aurat Foundation which aims at ensuring that acid and burn survivors avail quality services to rebuild themselves after the attack.
The capacity building cycle focuses on improving the following rehabilitation components: legal counseling, psycho-social, socio-economic.
To this effect, the following steps were followed for each component:
- opening meeting
- need assessment
- production of training material/SOPs
- training delivery
- final assessment.
You can share ASF-Pakistan journey for this process via photos below….