Human Rights Commission for Social Justice and Peace (HRCSJP)

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HRCSJP works to encourage social mobilisation and capacity building for the promotion of peace and tolerance in Pakistan.
Last updated: December 2019

The Human Rights Commission for Social Justice and Peace (HRCSJP) was founded in 2002, working in the Balochistan Province of Pakistan for human rights protection, and to create a peaceful and just society through meaningful community participation.

The vision of HRCSJP is an community dedicated to the protection of human rights and promotion of peace. HRCSJP works to:

  • Promote peace and tolerance;
  • Promote ways and means to safeguard the social, cultural, economical and political participation and rights of women and other marginalised groups; and
  • To aid social mobilisation and capacity-building for promoting peace and tolerance.
HRCSJP work innovatively with students, teachers and artists to promote peace and tolerance in the province. The organisation provided training to 500 students and 250 teachers in non-formal education institutes on the topic of "The Role of Youth in Saving the World from Extremism and Racism".

HRCSJP has also educated artists about the destruction of the Second World War, the need for peace through painting and poetry, and their role in preventing violence, discrimination, hatred, bigotry and extremism. Two art exhibitions showing the destruction of World Wars were also conducted.

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