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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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Past Projects

Human / Women rights

  • Campaign for the ratification of ILO convention 183 regarding maternity protection at workplace
  • Campaign to gain public support for the proposed domestic violence bill
  • Educating civil society on domestic violence bill 2009
  • Women; say NO to land mine campaign
  • Stop sexual harassment! The mission is possible
  • Awareness campaign on of sexual harassment at work places
  • School and Hujra campaigns against swara in FATA
  • Screaming to be heard
  • Domestic Violence, no longer a family issue

Rights of Transgender

  • Protecting economic and social rights of transgender women.
  • Fight for right (resisting oppressive legislation against transgender).
  • Social advocacy for the empowerment of transgender population.
  • Liberty, equality and identity.
  • Safety and wellbeing of transgender population.
  • Gender responsive disaster management in Khyber PakhtunKhwa.
  • Engaging civil society for the rights of transgender.
  • HIV/AIDS awareness program for transgender.

Women and Child Health

  • Sports and arts activities for mother friendly workplace initiative.
  • Breastfeeding and child health in IDP camps
  • Debunking myths about breast cancer
  • Stories of the Mother Saved
  • Establishing Mother Support Groups (MSGs) for Maternity protection and producing comic book for children about breastfeeding & environment
  • Campaign to raise awareness on reproductive health & mortality ration among women in pregnancy and during child birth
  • Breast feeding protection and promotion campaign
  • Celebrating World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) every year
  • Student outreach program for breast cancer awareness
  • Distribution of Hygiene Kits to IDP’s
  • FM Radio campaign against breast cancer
  • Awareness raising of breast cancer through sports
  • A sports projects to raise public awareness on exclusive breastfeeding
  • Awareness campaign on breast cancer & environment
  • Training Lady Health workers (LHWs) on breast cancer awareness
  • Training the trainers on prevention of child sexual abuse
  • Debunking myths about breastfeeding
  • Words into action: Youth mobilization dialogs with legislators
  • Removing barriers to quality health care
  • Awareness of Breast Cancer through Student Out Reach

Women Empowerment

  • Enhancing Gender Equity by Expanding Women’s Access to Justice and Women’s Human Rights by Strengthening District Bar Association and Setting up Facilitation Kiosk in District Court Peshawar.
  • Economic opportunity for Internally Displaced Women
  • Legal awareness program to educate women in rural areas about marriage laws
  • Women voter mobilization campaign
  • Establishment of computer literacy center for rural women
  • Radios for Women Empowerment in flood affected areas

Gender and Development

  • Establishing Men’s Support groups (Men Working with Men to help Women)
  • Preventing sexual and gender based violence in IDPs camps
  • Gender sensitization of male and female school teachers
  • Men working with Men to Help Women
  • Gender sensitization of women councilors
  • Prevention of SGBV in UC Mirzadher
  • Preventing Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in flood affected areas
  • From Fear to Safety; Sexual Harassment Response and Awareness

Education

  • Strengthening education services for young Afghan and Pakistani students through repair, reconstruction of new accommodation as per needs.
  • Welcome to School Initiative District Buner.
  • Welcome to School Initiative FR Peshawar funded by UNICEF.
  • Rehabilitating infrastructure and improving educational delivery system in Government Primary School in District Malir, Karachi.
  • Environment, Climate Change and Energy.
  • Research on disaster risk management.
  • Awareness Raising on Environment and Health related issues connected to poor hygiene and water conservation through behavioral change communication.
  • Provision to renewable and clean energy sources to women in flood hot areas.
  • Provision of solar energy to 158 Basic Health Units in KP, FATA and Sindh.
  • Provision of clean drinking water in through 40 water schemes in district Charsadda after 2010 floods.
  • Rehabilitation of 400 water schemes in Punjab and Sindh after 2010.
  • Green Pakistan campaign in 30 educational institutions.
  • Provision of WASH facilities in 200 Govt schools and solid waste management.
  • Establishment of women water committees in rural parts of KP.
  • SWM educational program in 100 Govt schools.
  • Trash is Cash Program.

Peace and Non Violence

  • Observing Week of Action (WoA) against arms trade every year.
  • Interfaith harmony and dialogue promoting campaign.
  • Project on disarmament and action against arms trade.
  • Radio campaign on peace, interfaith and justice.
  • Global Week of Action 2010.
  • Turning risk into opportunity.

Social Change

  • Sensitizing and mobilizing civil society against swara.
  • Protecting cultural right of music and safeguarding rights of sexual minorities.
  • Discouraging the practice of badal (exchange) marriages.
  • Decent Livelihood Opportunities for Minorities.