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Blue Veins is committed to build, strengthen and galvanize women & transgender people's collective power for a just and sustainable world – for all.

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Our Objectives

The full and equal participation of women in political, civil, economic, social and cultural life, at the national, regional and international levels, and the eradication of all forms of discrimination on grounds of sex are priority objectives of Blue Veins. Other objectives include:

  • To improve gender identity and gender reassignment equality, rights and inclusion in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA.
  • To enhance the safety and well being of transgender population.
  • To reclaim spaces for transgender community and end trans phobia.
  • To change attitudes towards sexuality stereotypes and transphobia in Pakistan.
  • To offers a supportive, empowering & non-judgmental environment where Transgender people and their allies can meet, make connections, & proudly promote awareness & acceptance of their sexual identity.
  • To promote, protect and support the human rights norms and advocate for the universality of human rights, and promotes accountability when these rights are denied or undermined.
  • To take all necessary measures to eliminate all forms of discrimination against women and the girl child and remove all obstacles to gender equality and the advancement and empowerment of women politically, socially, culturally and economically.
  • To reshape social attitudes and behavior for a sensitive and responsive social environment to address women’s concerns and development.
  • To improve the health status of women and advocate for and to promote the rights of women regarding their health and to create an enabling environment to exercise their rights.
  • To promote democratic development and practices through human rights and consolidate democracy & democratic culture and strengthen the rule of law.
  • To promote gender sensitive media advocacy on development issues.
  • To promote the concept of gender and energy consideration within the context of community life, energy policies and projects and its integration in a holistic way with other programs related to health, education, agriculture, and job creation in order to reach MDGs.
  • To promote and work towards environmental protection, Sanitation, Infrastructure, energy and ecological conservation and pollution control.
  • To respond quickly to natural catastrophes, man-made disasters and emergencies and also conflicts and creatively seize opportunities for positive change where and when they present themselves.
  • To carry on rehabilitation measures / infrastructure repair and reconstruction in times of calamities and disasters so as to mitigate human sufferings, alleviate distress and losses arising out of calamities such as floods, cyclones, fires, earthquakes, droughts, famines, wars, hostilities, riots, epidemics and other miseries affecting people in any part of PKPK and to provide psycho social support to them.
  • To engage with specific UN human rights mechanisms to enhance their effectiveness, and to reinforce their connections with civil society.
  • To strengthen the ability of NGOs/CBOs/VOs etc to meet their obligation and requirements in an efficient manner.
  • To promote peace and regional cooperation and cultivate a spirit of peace and harmony among different faith communities and to celebrate, with openness and mutual respect, the rich diversity of religious and spiritual traditions.