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Peace & Justice Network (PJN) Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan
Joined October 2016

To help build institutions which can strengthen democracy, deliver quick and inexpensive justice, and resolve conflict in a way that protects the rights of citizens in Pakistan

Presence in: Pakistan
Focus: Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice

The Peace & Justice Network (PJN) Pakistan is a registered not for profit rule of law network which provides a common and neutral platform for civil society, academia, legal experts, justice institutions, policy makes and government organizations to work together on legal empowerment, human rights protection, access to justice and rule of law reforms initiatives across Pakistan in order to achieve its vision of establishing a peaceful society governed by laws where the rights of individuals are secure.

Following are the distinguish features of PJN;

  1. Network base of 45 civil society organizations across Pakistan (Rights Safety Net)
  2. Advisory Board of National and International Rule of Law experts and researchers (PJN’s Center for Legal Excellence & Research)
  3. Pakistan Legal Aid Support Network of Probono Lawyers (Connectivity through helpline “SALSI” and web based advice)
  4. Collaboration with Law Colleges and Universities across Pakistan (Research Journal, National legal Incubator Forum, Legal Clinics)
  5. Secretariat for Community Legal Services Forum (CLSF) – Collaborative platform to bring together all donors, international implementing partners, and local organizations working on Community Legal Services
  6. Institutional Collaboration with Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan, Ministry of Human Rights, Courts, Bar Associations, Local Government Institution, Police and Ombudsman for justice delivery initiatives
  7. Secretariat for National Community Paralegal Program – Collaborating with all the national programs
  8. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Programs
  9. Justice innovations like Mobile App “Haqq”, YouTube Channel “LawVlog” and Services Index “PakLog

PJN as an idea is to make civil society as the voice of citizens and transform the rule of law and its reform to be inclusive, consultative and reflective of the aspirations and needs of the citizens. On the one hand we empower the poor and vulnerable and on the other we also strive for demand-driven reform.

People Associated With This Organization

Ahmar Majeed

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)... (Unverified)
Joined December 2016
Interests: Criminal Justice, Family, Gender-based violence, Other
I am Ahmar Majeed living in Lahore. An advocate since 2004 and child right activist since 2001. I have worked with different civil society organization of Pakistan. I have drafted a child marriages restraint bill in Punjab and drafted similar bills for Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkwha and Azad Kashmir. I have considerable understanding and experience on issues like Juvenile Justice, Legal Aid to Children in Conflict with Law, Legal Aid to Children & Women Survivors of Rape, Child Domestic Labor, Child Sexual Abuse & Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Child Trafficking, Child Marriages, Street Children, Youth & Women Empowerment through Skill Development, Helpline for Children & Women, Working on Ethnic & Religious Minorities Issues, Conducting Training on Legal & Rights through Interactive Training Methodologies, Advocacy & Lobbying on Social Issues, Elections related Training, Community Paralegal Programming and Training of Community Paralegals.

Faiza Farooq

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)... (Unverified)
Joined August 2017
Interests: Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Livelihoods, Right to Information, Women's Rights
Enthusiastic and Self-Driven Advocate interested to bring innovative ways for Legal Empowerment and Contributing in Effective ways for Social Justice. Advocate of High Court, Member of International Bar Association, Member of CIArb, Legal Practice background from Saudi Arabia .I am culturally diversified individual with a broad and diverse exposure in Legal Profession and program development revolving around social Justice for the past Eight years. I have International Experience in Conflict/Dispute Resolutions and Community-Based Paralegal with a renowned Law Firm based in Saudi Arabia and currently affiliated with one of the Largest Network in Pakistan Peace and Justice Network.

The core purpose of joining the Namati network is take advantage of its resource directory to build my knowledge, create linkages with other programs and contribute towards global legal empowerment movement.

Fatima Satti

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)...
Joined July 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Criminal Justice, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Labor & Employment, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am an advocate looking forward to join the network for many issues and regarding their detail studies

Munaza Hashmi

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)... (Unverified)
Joined September 2017
Interests: Gender-based violence, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
I am working with EHD (Encourage the Human Development Organization) for last 10 years as executive director, it is women led organization and formulation by the group of lawyers who are providing free leagal aid services to marginalized group in the southern part of the province punjab of Pakistan.
my self the advocate highcourt and more than 11 professional lawyer women and men are the part of team to provide the services of free legal aid and peace promotion activities.

Raza Ali

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)...
Joined October 2016
Interests: Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Traditional / Customary Justice
I have 9 years’ diverse working experience in the Development as well as Corporate Sector. Currently I’m working as Executive Director at Peace & Justice Network (PJN). PJN is a national civil society network focusing on implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 16 on Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. Currently PJN has 44 member organizations working in all provinces and regions of Pakistan.

In the corporate sector, I worked with Mobilink, a market leading brand in the telecom sector, as Executive in Planning & Development Department, where I was mainly involved in national level projects such as Corporate Social Responsibility, Health & Disaster Management, Mobile Commerce, ERP implementation, Cost Optimization Projects as well as ensuring process compliances.

Prior to working in Peace & Justice Network (PJN) as Executive Directory, Mr .Raza worked with Insaf Network Pakistan as Program Manager and acting Executive Director since its inception in July 2012 till May, 2016. With the support of my team, I have converted a small network establish in 2012 into one of the leading Rule of Law network in Pakistan. I have joined INP in 2012 as Project Manager on the UNDP Legal Empowerment of Poor Programme in Pakistan – Access to Justice Component, managing a workforce of more than 200 employees, implementing partners, lawyers, field teams and vendors. My last assignment with INP was heading INP as acting Executive Director and also was leading EDACE Legal Empowerment of Poor Project as Program Manager and responsible for giving technical guidance to other programs as well. I have also worked as Project Associate in the UNOPS Gender Justice & Protection Project (GJP) implemented in 91 districts across Pakistan. He has strong project implementation experience with donors like UNOPS, UNDP, DFID, UKAID, DAI, World Bank, Trocaire, The Asia Foundation and USAID. Mr. Ali firmly believes in the values of professionalism, accountability and continuous improvement.

Core purpose of joining Namati is to be part of Global Legal Empowerment Initiative.

Sana Zahid

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)...
Joined August 2017
Interests: Family, Gender-based violence, Governance, Accountability & Transparency
Peace & Justice is currently CLSF secretariat. As a Network Coordinator I participate in planning, coordinating and monitoring and follow-up of the activities of the CLSF members and arrange periodic review meetings and discussions and reporting to the stakeholders.
Actively coordinate with the partners and other responsible parties and contracted institutions, for implementing the agenda and monitor their activities, and collate feedback on progress in implementation.
Identify capacity development needs of implementing partners and arrange for necessary trainings. Facilitate technical assistance/support for partners in all relevant areas as appropriate;
Ensure that knowledge products prepared under the previous phase of the meetings are of high quality and are disseminated and used by the relevant institutions and stakeholders;
Develop a good documentation strategy, and maintain a database of relevant material produced by different civil society groups, governments and UN agencies

Shahzado Malik

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)...
Joined August 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Housing Rights & Informal Settlements, Labor & Employment, Livelihoods, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I hold Masters in Sociology with ten years of professional experience of management and training. My key competencies include diverse aspects of Human and Institutional Development such as Training Need Assessment (TNA), designing and facilitation of capacity building workshops ranging from Project Proposal development, Project Cycle Management, Organizational Development, strengthening of Citizen Community Boards (CCBs), School Management Committees (SMCs), Gender Mainstreaming, Art of Social Mobilization / Organization , Training of Trainers (ToT), Report Writing, Communication and Presentation Skills, PRA and Leadership Skills.

I have been providing consultancy services to various national and international Civil Society Organizations in the field of Human and Institutional Development and Democratic Governance and Election Observation. I have worked with elected local government representatives, officials and community activists for strengthening local government institutions

Syeda Rabail Tanveer

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)... (Unverified)
Joined June 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Generalist Legal Services, Governance, Accountability & Transparency, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Right to Information, Traditional / Customary Justice, Women's Rights
I am Syeda Rabail Tanveer , working in Peace and Justice Network (PJN) - A non profit organization based in Pakistan which is striving to provide rights and justice to every segment of the society .
My work here in PJN is directly related to the vision that " a society governed by laws where rights of individual are secured" Hence to achieve the mission I am Using my knowledge and expertise mainly to aware , Publicize and reach those societies and areas where there is less awareness and more injustice prevailed for long .
I hope that by joining the network I be able to share my knowledge with other like minded organizations & people . I also wish to gain more understanding on Legal empowerment and legal profession.

I can be reach through my email i.e
PJN Web link :
facebook: peaceandjusticenetworkpakistan
Twitter: pjnforpeace1

Waheed Ahmad

Peace & Justice Network (PJN)...
Joined September 2017
Interests: Criminal Justice, Gender-based violence, Other, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights
Waheed has a Master degree in political Science from the University of Punjab; a LLB. From Pakistan College of Law and the University of Punjab,. Waheed’s areas of expertise include Child rights activist working for Peace, Human Dignity, Justice and Human Rights also working against Slavery and Human Trafficking As an Appellate Court Attorney for the past sixteen years, Waheed have had defended over a thousand clients, many of them Human Rights victims including Juveniles and Women . He have been invited to over thirty-one countries, delivering lectures and speeches on the finite matters of Pakistan's Legal issues. As a former Legal Aid Commissioner for the International Criminal Court and the current Chairman Child Rights Committee Lahore Bar Association he has vast experience to dealing with Child Rights issues. he worked as a Project Lawyer British Pakistan Law Council Project Advocate Foundation (Free Legal Aid to Children in detention) Jail Visits, Juvenile Counseling.
Raza Ali is the network champion (main point of contact) for Peace & Justice Network (PJN) Pakistan.

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