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Youth Association for Development

Quetta, Pakistan
Joined January 2015

YAD is working in Baluchistan Pakistan for the protection of marginalized, vulnerable, and excluded groups protection, human rights, peace, access to justice, Pro Bono Support, and legal empowerment

Presence in: Pakistan
Focus: Children's Rights, Citizenship & Identification, Criminal Justice, Disability Rights, Education, Environmental Justice, Gender-based violence, Health, HIV/Aids, Peace-building & Transitional Justice, Women's Rights

YAD is a youth lead, peace building civil society initiative based in Baluchistan and whose roots with a core of volunteers in different districts of Pakistan. YAD is a human rights-based approach with a multi-sector development organization working on a participatory development approach to bring long-term change & sustainable development to society.  promote the value of humanism, feminism, pluralism, peace, justice, tolerance, equality, equity, basic human rights, women rights, minorities rights, child rights, adolescents rights, address democratic and governance issues, conduct research and analysis, initiate dialogues among different segments of society, take steps toward a peaceful, tolerant, and democratic society, conservation of environment, climate action, generating citizens based data, open data, monitoring, evaluation, tracing, tracking, transparency, accountability, primary health care, quality education, increasing literacy, increasing enrolment, decreasing dropout, youth activism, youth, empowerment, youth development, civic spaces, safe abortion, natural resources management, agriculture development, forest & bio diversity conservation, sanitation improvement & hygiene education, WASH, WATSAN, working for IWRM, advocacy and lobbying for SDGs achievements, SDGs achievement process monitoring at Pakistan level, enforcement of SDGs and 2030 agenda in Pakistan, law, legislation, policy reforms, policy actions, strategies, actions plans, and enforcement of laws and policies, creating public and private partnership with engagement of business communities, entrepreneurship, mentorships as well as provide an enabling environment to civil society of Baluchistan.

People Associated With This Organization

Antonio Gaspar Mabunda Mabunda

Youth Association for Development (Unverified)
Joined May 2017
Interests: Livelihoods
I am a young leader of the youth movements in Mozambique , I have 34 years graduated in business management at this time I lead a team in the planning process of the Organization's activities; initiatory work in a call girl biz that aims to fight against early marriages in my country , empowering and providing tools to develop it even small businesses.

Atta Ul Haq

Youth Association for Development
Joined November 2015
Interests: Gender-based violence
Atta ul Haq received dual master’s degrees in International Relations and Political Science and has participated in numerous related courses and trainings. He is the CEO of Youth Association for Development (YAD) that focuses on youth activism in peace building, conflict resolution, and harmony in Baluchistan through involvement of all segments of the society.

He started his social, professional and volunteer journey for the promotion of peace, conflict resolution, non-violence, love, forgiveness and promotion of human rights in grass root, remote and alarming areas of Pakistan.

He has since worked or contributed to InterAction Pakistan/Active Citizen Programme, Islamabad Peace Exchange journey, Master Peace (Egypt), Peace One Day (Global), PRAGOMRA (International, culture of peace (Global), Kids for Peace (USA), IPYG (South Korea), WUPY, GCCT, Global Alliance on Armed Violence (Geneva), Global Peace and many more.

He is currently working as an adviser for Peace Jam Leaders and Ambassador’s Program and is looking to expand the program to four additional regions to enroll more schools, students, parents, and community.

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Michelle Gama

South Africa  
Youth Association for Development
Joined May 2015
Our mission is to render effective and continuing development, empowerment, promotion, counselling, and support and information services to our youth through our range of projects programmes with a special emphasis on the Sport & arts, health, education and cultural industry

Zohaib Hassan Sain

Youth Association for Development (Unverified)
Joined November 2020
Interests: Education, Health
Me student of MS TQM. I want to join this platform to enhance knowledge and start my future career.
Atta Ul Haq is the network champion (main point of contact) for Youth Association for Development.

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