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Find below a list of various organizations working on social justice in Pakistan. We hope it will be of assistance to, among others, citizens, activists and researchers. Please share information on other relevant organizations at

Government Organizations

Federal Government


Punjab Government

National Commission on the Status of Women   Punjab Commission on the Status of Women
Law & Justice Commission of Pakistan   Punjab Women Development Department
Ministry of Population Welfare   Punjab Information Commission
Ministry of Social Welfare & Special Education   Punjab Population Welfare & Bait-Ul-Maal Department
Ministry of Women Development   Office of the Ombudsperson


Non-Government Organizations

Research and Advocacy


Service Delivery

Aurat Publication and Information Service Foundation   Agha Khan Health Services Pakistan (est. 1924 registered in 1986)
Bedari-Pakistan   Baanh Beli (established and registered 1987) (Education, health and Economic Welfare)
HRCP | Human Rights Commission of Pakistan   Behbud Association (1970)
Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development & Transparency (PILDAT)   Bunyad Literacy Community Council (est. and registered in 1994)
PATTAN Development Organization   Caritas (est. 1965, registered 1980) (Education, Vocational Training)
Simorgh- Women's Resource and Publication Centre (est. and registered in 1985)   De Laas Gul Welfare Program (est in 1976, registered in 1988) (Vocational Training)
  Family Planning Association of Pakistan (est. 1953 registered 1965) (Health)
Sustainable Development Policy Institute (est. and registered 1992).   Health and Nutrition Development Society (est. 1979, registered 1993)
  Health Education and Literacy Trust (est. 1987 registered in 1994) (Education and Health)
  Institute for Development Studies and Practices (IDSP)
    Kashf Foundation (est and registered in 1996) (Micro credit)
    Marie Stopes Society (est and registered in 1990)
    Maternity and Child Welfare Association of Pakistan (est 1961, registered 1963)
    National Rural Support Programme (est and registered in 1991)
    Free & Fair Election network (FAFEN)
    Alliance against Sexual Harassment (AASHA)

International Organizations



Non Governmental

Committee on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women  
International Labour Organization (ILO)   Asian and Pacific Resource & Research Centre for Women
The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Pakistan   Women Living Under Muslim Laws
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)    
World Health Organization (WHO)