Projects

WMC MEDIA TRAINING ACTIVITIES
2010 – 2016

PROJECT THEME – 2010: Enhancing the Role of Women Journalist in the Media Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• “Legislation Process in Provincial Assembly”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on January 2010 in Karachi

• “Reporting of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Law”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on March 2010 in Karachi

• “Lawmaking Process in Pakistan”
Two-Day Workshop was held on March 2010 in Lahore

• “Constitutional Amendment Process”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 20-30 April 2010 in Karachi

• “Constitutional Amendment Process ”
Two-Day Workshop was held on 16-17 June 2010 in Islamabad

• “Accountability and Good Governance for Strengthening Democracy”
Three-Day Workshop was held on 19 -21 October 2010 in Hyderabad

• “Media’s role in Promoting Religious Harmony”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 20-29 December 2010 in Karachi

SEMINARS

• “Corruption an Obstacle to Sustainable Development”
One-Day Seminar was held on 1st February 2010 in Karachi

• “Women Empowerment in Local Bodies”
One-Day Seminar was held on 31st May 2010 in Karachi

• “Freedom of Information”
One-Day Seminar was held in Islamabad on July 2010
In Collaboration with Center for Civic Education

PROJECT THEME – 2011: To Enhance Women Journalists’ Understanding of Thematic issues such as Democratic Governance, Peace and Religious Tolerance.
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• “Responsibilities of Public Representatives in Democratic Institutions”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 24-28 February 2011 in Lahore

• “Promoting Dialogue and Resolving Conflicts in Society”
Three-Day Workshop was held on 28-30 February 2011 in Quetta

• “Responsibilities of Public Representatives in Democratic Institutions”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 29 April – 9 May 2011 in Karachi

• “Combating Corruption and Misuse of Public Funds”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 13-17 June 2011 in Islamabad

• “Promoting Dialogue and Resolving Conflicts in Society”
One-Day Workshop was held on 21 June 2011 in Peshawar

• “Women Journalist towards Democracy: Challenges and Opportunities”
One-Day Workshop was held on 27 June 2011

• “Ethnic Rivalries and Sectarianism”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 23 Sep – 3 Oct 2011 in Karachi

• “Combating Extremism and Promoting Tolerance”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 23-26 November 2011 in Khairpur

PROJECT THEME (1) – 2012: To Enhance Women Journalists’ Understanding of Thematic issues such as Democratic Governance, Peace and Religious Tolerance
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• “Responsible Media Against Extremism”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 11-21 January 2012 in Karachi

• “Baluchistan: Challenges and Opportunities”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 9-12 March 2012 in Quetta

• “Ethnic and Sectarian Conflicts-Media’s Role in Peace Building”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 24 April – 4 May 2012 in Karachi

• “Strengthening Democracy-Promoting Culture of Tolerance and Diversity”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 18-21 May 2012 in Gilgit-Baltistan

PROJECT THEME (2) – 2012: Election Reporting
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• ” Election Reporting ”
Fourteen-Day Workshop was held on 19 Sep – 2 Oct 2012 in Karachi

• ” Election Reporting ”
Seven-Day Workshop was held on 16- 22 Nov 2012 in Hyderabad

• ” Election Reporting ”
Seven-Day Workshop was held on 11 – 17 December 2012 in Multan

• ” Election Reporting ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 19 – 25 December 2012 in Lahore

PROJECT THEME – 2013: Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists

Funded by UNESCO/IPDC

WORKSHOPS

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 4-7 July 2013 in Karachi

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 10-13 April 2013 in Karachi

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 23-26 April 2013 in Lahore

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 11-14 Sep 2013 in Islamabad

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 28-31 August 2013 in Quetta

• “Strengthening the Capacity of Pakistan’s Women TV Journalists”
Four-Day Workshop was held on 26-29 Oct 2013 in Peshawar

PROJECT THEME – 2013: Election & Post Election Reporting Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• ” Election Reporting ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 16- 19 Feb 2013 in Peshawar

• ” Election Reporting ”
Seven-Day Workshop was held on 28 Jan – 3 Feb 2013 in Islamabad

• ” Election Reporting ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 19- 22 March 2013 in Quetta

• ” Post Election Reporting ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 27 – 31 March 2013 in Faisalabad

• ” Post Election Reporting ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 1- 10 July 2013 in Karachi

• ” Post Election Reporting ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 25-29 December 2013 in Hyderabad

• ” Post Election Reporting ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 1-10 July 2013 in Karachi

PROJECT THEME – 2014: Democracy, Peace & Sufism in Pakistan
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• ” Post Election Reporting ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 22-31 Jan 2014 in Karachi

• ” News Anchoring Training Course ”
Three-Day Workshop was held on 09-11 May 2014 in Karachi

• ” Democracy, Peace & Sufism in Pakistan ”
Three-Day Workshop was held on 18-27 June 2014 in Karachi

• “Countering Extremism through Indigenous Sufi Thoughts”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 20-24 October 2014 in Hyderabad

• ” Democracy, Peace, & Sufism in Pakistan ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 1-5 December 2014 in Lahore

• ” Democracy, Peace, & Sufism in Pakistan ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 8-12 December 2014 in Multan

PROJECT THEME – 2015/16: Good governance and accountability promoting peace tolerance and pluralism to counter extremism
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• ” Good Governance and Accountability”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 24-28 Feb 2015 in Islamabad

• ” Sufism, Peace & Democracy ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 2-11 Feb 2015 in Karachi

• ” Good Governance and Accountability”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 24-28 March 2015 in Khairpur

• ” Sufism, Peace & Democracy ”
Two-Day Workshop was held on 10-11 April 2015 in Peshawar

• ” Media And Civil Society ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 24-28 November2015 in Islamabad

• ” Promoting Tolerance & Pluralism ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 29 Aug-7 Sep 2015 in Karachi

• ” Promoting Tolerance & Countering Extremism ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 27-31 October 2015 in Quetta

• ” Humanistic Beliefs and Extremism ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 18-22 Jan 2016 in Hyderabad

• ” Building Democracy and Fighting Extremism in Pakistan ”
Five-Day Workshop was held on 16-20 Feb 2016 in Lahore

• ” One day conference On international Women’s day ”
One-Day Conference was held on 8th March 2016 in Karachi

• ” Ideas to Encounter Extremism and Sustain Democratic Values in Society ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 28th March – 08 April 2016 in Karachi

PROJECT THEME – 2016/17: Women’s participation in local-level democracy and Financial & administrative powers of the local government system and its implications for civil-military balance
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• ” Local Government System: Current Scenario ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 28th July – 06 August 2016 in Karachi

• ” Women Participation in local-level Democracy ”
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 18 – 28 October 2016 in Karachi

• ” Local Governance: The Rights of Minority, Transparency & Accountability ”
Five-Day Workshop going to be held on 17 – 21 December, 2016 in Hyderabad

• ‘Fiscal & Administrative Powers of the Local Body Institutions: Issues and Challenges
Ten-Day Workshop was held on 13 – 22 February, 2017 in Karachi

• “Mapping & Designing Strategy for Census Reporting 2017, Socio-Economic Impacts and its Implications”. Ten-Day Workshop was held on 16 – 25 March, 2017 at WMC Karachi.

• One- day Group Discussion on Int’l Women’s Day, GIRLS @ DHABA
at WMC – Karachi on 25 March, 2017

• “Women, Media & Democracy in Pakistan: Challenges and Opportunities”
One-Day Conference held on 18 April, 2017 at WMC Karachi.

PROJECT THEME – 2017/18: To enhance women journalists’ and mass communication students’ awareness and understanding of census data and the implications for democracy and governance, as well as electoral processes and reforms
Funded by NED-USA

WORKSHOPS

• “Investigative Journalism for Accountability & Transparency”
Ten-Day Workshop held on 21-30 August, 2017 at WMC, Karachi

• “Census Results & its Impacts on Election 2018”
Ten-Day Workshop held on 23-27 October, 2017 at Lahore Garrison University (LGU), Lahore.