Individualland Trust

Key Information

Organization Name: Individualland Trust

Head Office: Islamabad

Contact Person: Gulmina Bilal Ahmad, Executive Director

Working Since: 2007

Areas of Operations: Quetta, Dera Bugti, Qilla Abdullah, Qilla Saifullah, Kharan, Awaran, Naseerabad, Mastung, Ziarat, Dera Murad Jamali, Pishin, Chaghi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Gilgit, Hunza, Ghizri, Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lodhran, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, Islamabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Mianwali, Karachi, Hyderabad, Ghotki, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Sukhar.

Activities

(as of March 2015)

Trainings/ Workshops

No. of trainings/workshops delivered to date: 353

Themes:  Right to Information, Gender Equity/Equality, Women Police Reforms, Counter Narrative, Free Independent and Responsible Media, Conflict Sensitive Journalism, Issue of Torture and Media, Painting Competition, Young Ambassadors of Peace, Essay Competition, Peace Rally Road Shows, Investigative Journalism, Citizens as a Journalist, FIRM on Electronic Media, FIRM on Election, Climate Change, Lyari’s Stories and Comic Theaters.

Cities these were delivered in: Quetta, Dera Bugti, Qilla Abdullah, Qilla Saifullah, Kharan, Awaran, Naseerabad, Mastung, Ziarat, Dera Murad Jamali, Pishin, Chaghi, Peshawar, Nowshera, Mardan, Charsadda, Dera Ismail Khan, Tank, Gilgit, Hunza, Ghizri, Lahore, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Lodhran, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Bahawalpur, Islamabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Mianwali, Karachi, Hyderabad, Ghotki, Jamshoro, Khairpur, Larkana, Mirpurkhas and Sukhar

Conferences/Seminars

No. of conferences/seminars organized to date: 3/11

Themes: National Media Conference, Examining Privatization in Pakistan, Women Police Reforms, Citizen Media Dialogue, Citizens as Stakeholders of Peace, Dynamic of Aids and Militant Charities, Examining Development Assistance, from Militarization to Civilization, Reviewed Counter Terrorism Struggle from 2001 to 2010, Role of Media in Conflict Situations, Swat’s Peace, Transparency and Governance.

Cities these were held in: Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore and Peshawar.

Campaigns

No. of campaigns launched to date: 3

Themes: N/A

Cities these were held in: N/A

Arts & Culture Events

No. of arts & culture events held to date: 9

Themes: Painting Competition

Cities these were held in: Multan, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh and Bahawalpur

Publications

(as of March 2015)

No.NameDate PublishedPDF File/Web link
1Free Independent and Responsible Media (English)Nov, 2010 WebLink
2Free Independent and Responsible Media (Urdu)2011 WebLink
3Urdu Media Analysis from a Consumer’s Perspective (English)2011 WebLink
4Urdu Media Analysis from a Consumer’s Perspective (Urdu)2011 WebLink
5English Media Analysis from a Consumer’s Perspective (English)2011 WebLink
6Sindhi Media Analysis from a Consumer’s Perspective (Urdu)2012 WebLink
7State of Investigative Journalism in PakistanJan, 2012 WebLink
8Training Manual on Reporting on TortureMar, 2012 WebLink
9Torture in the eyes of Media2012 WebLink
10Going to the Polls (English)Nov, 2012 WebLink
11Going to the Polls (Urdu)2012 WebLink
12Regional Media Languages2012 WebLink
13We the citizens we the journalistsNov, 2012 WebLink
14Electronic Media Analysis from a Consumer’s Perspective (English)2012 WebLink
15Evolution of Media National Media Conference 20132014 WebLink
16Media Behavior, Elections and Political Protests2014 WebLink
17Shakaybian- Comic Book SeriesFrom 2013 to 2015 WebLink
18Reviewing the decade long counter terrorism struggleFeb, 2011 WebLink
19Documenting Renunciations2012 WebLink
20Beyond Patience (English)2014 WebLink
21Beyond Patience (Urdu)2014 WebLink
22Both Sides of Coin (English) 2014 WebLink
23Both Sides of Coin (English)2014 WebLink
24FARD MagazineFrom 2011 to till date by annually WebLink
25Examining Privatization in Pakistan 2006-201040330 WebLink
26Public Participation in Governance of Pishin2013 WebLink
27Women Police in PakistanMay, 2012 WebLink
28Public Participation of Women Police in PakistanMay, 2012 WebLink
29Male Police Perception of Women Police in PakistanMay, 2012 WebLink
30Women Police as Change AgentsMarch, 2013 WebLink
31Lyari Youth Magazines2013 WebLink
32The Journey of Peace Agents: The Young Ambassadors of PeaceDec, 2013 WebLink

Major Projects

(as of March 2015)

No.NameNature of Project
Successfully Completed
1Engaging the Media and Academia on Conflict Sensitive JournalismTrainings and Workshops on Conflict Reporting
2Encouraging Youth in Korangi towards Peace and Social DevelopmentPeace and Capacity Building
3Documenting voices of Change against Violent ExtremismDocumented the accounts of Victims and Perpetrators of Violent Extremism
4Peace-Building Conference for Youth, Peshawar (Essay Competition)Peace and Capacity Building
5Conflict Reporting and Strengthening of Democracy through Responsible JournalismConflict Reporting, Democracy and Journalism
6Nojawan Aman Kai (Youth for Peace)Capacity Building
7A Message of Peace from LyariPeace and Capacity Building
8Tackling Extremism via ComicsPeace Building
9Free, Independent and Responsible Media (FIRM), 2014Capacity Building
10Engaging Print Media on the issue of TortureConflict Management and Resolution
11Women Police as Change Agents and Gender Based Police ReformsWomen Empowerment
12Shehri- Citizens for a Better Environment supported by National Endowment for Democracy, USAHuman Rights Advocacy and Police Reforms.
13Conflict Reporting and Strengthening of Democracy through Responsible JournalismConflict Reporting and Democracy
14Young Ambassadors of Peace (YAP)Capacity Building
15Mapping South PunjabCounter Extremism
16Tackling Extremism via ComicsCounter Extremism
17Public Participation in the governance of PishinBudget Analysis and Social Audit of Pishin by Citizens of Pishin district
18Mother TestimonialsWomen Empowerment and Capacity Building
19Free, Independent and Responsible Media (FIRM), 2013Capacity Building
20Capacity Building of Border Area Journalists in Conflict ReportingCapacity Building
21Gender Equity ProgramGender Equality
22Climate Change Awareness media campaignAwareness and Capacity Building
23Public Awareness & Sensitization about Freedom of Information through RadioRight to Information and Capacity Building
24Studying and Sharing Successful Methods of Civil Society Engagement with Legislatures in India and PakistanBridging Gaps between India and Pakistan
25Right to information BaluchistanRight to Information and Capacity Building
26Mapping Investigative Journalism in PakistanCapacity Building
27Developing communication skills and trustCapacity Building
28National Project for Participatory Citizens-Police Interaction & training for improving policing of Human Rights violations and advocating police reformsCapacity Building and Human Rights Advocacy
29FIRM (Free, Independent & responsible media)Capacity Building
30Consultancy for research on service delivery analysis of government line agencies (GLA)Capacity Building
31National Project for Participatory Citizens-Police Interaction & training for improving policing of Human Rights violations and advocating police reformsCapacity Building and Human Rights Advocacy
32Comprehensive Training Programme to build the capacity of Rose FM 90 in producing citizen/issue based programmesCapacity Building
33To undertake Khwendo Kor Pakistan's program assessmentAssessment and evaluation the work of Khwendo Kor Pakistan in all of their five program areas in North West Frontier Province, Pakistan and give recommendations for improvement
34Public Awareness & Sensitization about Freedom of Information through RadioRight to Information and Capacity Building
35Addressing conflict and intolerance through healing by learning: the search for resources withinCurriculum Reforms
36Institutional analysis of governance of public sector companiesGovernance and Institutional Reforms
37Project proposal development for Taraqee Foundation, PakistanCapacity Building and Peace Building and Interfaith Harmony
38Conducting training on "Communicating Liberalism"Capacity and Peace Building
39Evaluation of devolution process in Pakistan from citizen’s perspectiveDevolution of Power and Democracy
40Participatory Citizen-Police Interaction and Training for Improved Policing of Human Rights ViolationsCapacity Building, Police Advocacy and Human Rights Advocacy
41Consultations for ADB’s five year Country Partnership Strategy for Pakistan (2007-2011)Consultations for ADB’s five year Country Partnership Strategy for Pakistan
42Citizens’ Agenda for Democratic ReformDemocracy
In Progress/Upcoming
No.NameNature of Project
1Other side of conflictCapacity Building
2Free Independent and Responsible Media (FIRM)Engaging political leaders and media stakeholders to sit together and formulate a set of workable reforms in media regulatory reforms.
Online leadership course will also be offered to engage young students, aspiring journalists and members of civil society organizations (CSOs) to promote tolerance.
3Public Participation for Good Governance and Accountability in BaluchistanGovernance and Capacity Building
4Citizens Voice Project: Engagement of Media on responsibility towards citizens in KPKCapacity Building
5Peace CaravanPeace Building and Tolerance

Awards Received

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