Required Registration Assistant

Jobs

Post title: Registration Assistant No. of positions: 01, Male Duty station:   Karachi Job Description: The incumbent employed under the functional title of Registration Assistant, s/he will be responsible for: Conducting Registration Interviews of Afghan Refugees and Non-Afghan Asylum seekers, under the mandate of UNHCR. Maintain confidentiality of the claim and information of the Afghan Refugees and Non-Afghan Asylum seekers during interview. Collect complete data of the applicants Prepare files for each and every family member accompanying Read More …

Peace Walk at Karachi on International Day of Peace 2017

Background: The International Day of Peace which is also known as World Peace Day is annually observed on 21 Sep. It is dedicated to world peace and condemning the wars and violence. The day was first celebrated in 1982 by many nations and political groups however in 2013 the day was dedicated by the Secretary General of the United Nations to Peace and Education. It was then observed every year to promote peace, avoid wars Read More …

Required Lawyer (female)

Jobs

Post title: Lawyer No. of positions: 01, Female Duty station:   Chitral Job Description: The incumbent will act as Lawyer under the direct supervision of Team Leader. To deal with refugees / asylum seekers and respect and dignity; To listen to refugees/asylum seekers to talk about issues and provide them legal guidance; Actively listen to client concerns and empathizing with their position; Accepting without bias the issues raised by refugees/asylum seekers; To help refugees/asylum seekers towards a Read More …

Zakia an inspiration for all

case study

Zakia Faizi, an Afghan refugee born in Kabul, Afghanistan moved to Pakistan along with other family members in 1992, is an ambitious lady determined to contribute positively in return of protection provided to her in Pakistan. Passing many years full of love and protection in Pakistan, she dreamt of a new start to continue her studies and enhance her skills & knowledge. She desired to excel in life and pay back something good to the Read More …

Afghan students go back to school at Jhelum

success story

Access to quality education is the fundamental right of every human without any discrimination of cast, color, race and creed. Unfortunately, bias attitude by the society towards the afghan refugees has been witnessed many a times. SHARP-Pakistan team received information from District Jhelum that administration of Govt. Elementary school Thekrian was reluctant to promote/register Afghan students (more than 15 students in different grades) to next classes and asked them to leave the school treating them Read More …

Relocation of Afghan Refugees-93 families protected

success story

Almost 93 Afghan families (539 individuals having PoR cards) were living in the village Noor Pur for the last 20 years. Noor Pur village comes under the jurisdiction of Police station Rango in Tehsil Hazroo, district Attock. District Attock in Punjab is considered one of the most sensitive locations in Pakistan because of the military installations, Airbase (Kamra) and its geographical location (provincial border of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa). In terms of accessibility, there are Read More …

Stamp papers issued to Afghans-Ending Exploitation

success story

Community members of Afghan community living in Jand district Attock shared In SHURA meeting ( conducted on 8th-march-17 ) that under the policy shift of Govt.of Pakistan for Afghan refugees the Afghan refugees are not issued the Stamp paper by stamp vendors even though they are legally registered having PoR cards. This creates hurdle to make any business activity /agreement. To resolve the issue SHARP-Pakistan team visited some stamp vendors and inquired about the issue. Read More …

Afghan Student gets admission in university

success story

Badar Khan, an Afghan Refugee currently residing in Mir Pur Azad Kashmir with POR Card # ER20740925751. Badar got admission in M.Com Department at Federal Urdu University Islamabad .When he went to deposit admission fee in University admission office the staff refused to deposit his fee and informed that Afghans are not allowed to get admission in the University based on POR card. They shared that the University classes will start within 2-3 days after Read More …

Recovery of employee’s wages and settlement

success story

Two brothers Hassan & Nadir worked with a local factory in Swabi. Both were terminated in year 2013 with an outstanding compensation and gratuity of around half million due on employer. The employer refused to pay the settlements. With the help of a private lawyer, they filed a suit for recovery in local court under Workmen Compensation Act. Later they approached SHARP-lawyers who took up the case. Keeping in view the poor financial condition, time Read More …