Aurat Publication & Information Service Foundation

SHE-The Peacebuilder

Aurat Foundation is implementing a project titled 'SHE - The Peacebuilder' or 'Khuwateen Muamaar-e-Aman' in provincial capitals of Pakistan.

This project aims to train fifty (50) women peace architects (WPAs) and increase their capacity to participate in conflict resolution and peacebuilding processes. As a result of this, the WPAs will have increased knowledge and skills so that they are able to collaborate with government and civil society stakeholders for promotion of peace and in order to strengthen democratic practices of peacebuilding in Pakistan.

Radio Programmes

Role of women in promoting peace and climate justice

Date: 28 December 2022 (Click)
Guests featured Ms Shad Begum and Ms Wardah Shahid

Ending violence against women and girls

Date: 21 December 2022 (Click).
Guests featured were Ms. Fozia Kalsoom Rana and Ms. Jaya Jaagi

SHE - The Peacebuilder

Date: 14 December 2022 (Click)


A one-day project startup workshop was held in a local hotel in Islamabad on 7th July 2022 which brought all the implementing partners of the project 'SHE - The Peacebuilder' together for the first time to discuss and debate what their roles and responsibilities will be during the project. The startup workshop was divided into three sessions with the first session of the day being the introduction session. In this session, Mr. Shahid Rahim, senior manager SFCG, and Ms. Mumtaz Mughal explained the aims and objectives of the project. In the second session of the workshop, the partners briefed each other about their organization's project work plans and how they will implement the project activities over the course of one year. Discussion regarding the project design and its activities was held in this session. The final session was regarding the way forward and the key takeaways which all the participants had agreed upon during the startup workshop. The startup workshop had participants from Aurat Foundation, Kadam Communications and Consultants (KCC) and Search for Common Ground (SFCG).

A three-day training workshop was conducted successfully at a local hotel in Islamabad. This training workshop featured trainers, women peace architects (WPAs), participants from the other implementing partners as well as the donor organization. The main objective of this three-day exercise was to introduce the participants to the training manual AF has produced with collaboration from an external consultant. The manual has ten modules and each module and its various exercises and activities were discussed in detail during the workshop.