16 Days Campaign 2012

Theme:"From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World."
Activities implemented by TWO during 16 days campaign in 2012.

  • Launching of 16 Days Campaign at Taangh Peace Garden, Sargodha (25 Nov)
  • Painting Exhibition (From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World) at Solo Hotel Sargodha (1 Dec)
  • 16 Radio Programs at FM 96 Sargodha (25 Nov-10 Dec)
  • Walks, Candle Vigils and Signature Campaign in Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Chiniot, Jhang, Chakwal, Mandi Bhauddin, Gujrat, Jehlum and Sialkot (25 Nov-10 Dec)
  • Awareness sessions with Youth in Khushab, Joharabad, Kalabagh, Mianwali, Wan Bhachran, Chakwal, Jehlum, Sarai Alimgir, Mandi Bhauddin, Sahiwal, Sillanwali, Bhalwal, Chiniot, Bhawana
  • Tala Gang, Bhakkar (25 Nov-10 Dec)
  • Screening of Video Songs (Aurat Katha) at Press Club Jehlum (29 Nov)
  • Debate Completion (Rights for Women, Rights for All) in Joharabad High School (4 Dec)
  • Documentary Screening (Vanni) in Jehlum (6 Dec)
  • Theatre Performance (Women and Arm Culture ) in Chiniot (5 Dec)
  • Lobbying Meetings with Parliamentarians (Domestic Violence) in Sargodha, Jehlum, Chiniot (30 No, 1 Dec, 6 Dec, 7 Dec)
  • A day with Violence survivors at Taangh Peace Garden (27 Nov)
  •   Acheivements

  • Candle Vigils in Khushab, Mianwali, Chakwal, Chiniot and Jehlum. More than 2000 people from different walks of life participated in these candle vigils ceremonies

  • Rallies in Khushab, Mianwali, Chakwal, Chiniot and Jehlum. More than 2700 people of different walks of life participated in these rallies.

  • 38 resource persons and 104 live callers were participated in the radio programs. According to rating graph of radio station more than 2 million people listened programs which was broadcasted from FM 96
  • School children performed theater on the topic of women and arm culture. The theater was highly appreciated by the audience with the opinion that these types of activities plays more effective role in awareness on any issue.
  • Debate competitions on the topic of "Right for Women Right for all" were organized in different schools. Students of different schools participated in this competition.
  • TWO organized an art exhibition in Sargodha on the theme of "From peace in the home to peace in the world". State Minister for Water and Power Mr. Tasneem Ahmed Qureshi inaugurated the exhibition. People from different walks of life like artists, lawyers, professors, doctors, students, teachers etc visited the exhibition. Note that the paintings and calligraphy work of the well known artists recognized at national and international level were displayed in the exhibition.

  • TWO organized a seminar in district Jehlum on the topic of "Manifestoes of political parties to stop violence against women". Representatives of political parties and civil society participated in this seminar.
  • Members of Multi stake holder foras, district resource groups and TWO's volunteers organizedLobbying meetingswith the member of national &province assembly in district Sargodha, Khushab and Chiniot. State Minister for Water and Power Mr. Tasneem Ahmed Qureshi, MNA Shakir Bashir Awan MPA TahirNaved, MPA Ijaz Ahmed Kahlon, MPA Malik Muhammad Asif Awan and MPA Sayyed Hassan Murtaza signed the resolution in the favor of women's rights.
  • Film screening in Sargodha and launching ceremony of songs were held at Chakwalpress club. Farmers, Laborer, Journalists and representatives of civil society participated in these events.

       Upcoming Events
    • Skill Enhancement Training Workshop in Khushab

    • Orientation Meeting with Peace Youth Group in Khushab

    • Follow Up Activity with Students in Sargodha