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Strengthening Civil Society of Gilgit-Baltistan (A Case study of The Northern Areas of Pakistan)

Shams Mir, Muhammad (2010)
Graduate School
Department of Political Science
Master of Science in Development Studies
Abstract (Swedish)
This study analyses explore to the paths of constructing and strengthening of civil society organizations and their activities in Gilgit-Baltistan, the Northern Areas of Pakistan. The focus is on the activities of non-governmental organizations
(NGOs) since the 1980s. A conceptual framework of civil society and NGO activities and nexus is developed. The empirical analysis is based on NGO documents and interviews with communities and NGOs personnel. Initially, civil society activities focused on availability of physical
infrastructure, community development through public- private policy ventures and educational programmes etc. Later the working of NGOs has focused more on issues like gender sensitization, and community empowerment... (More)
This study analyses explore to the paths of constructing and strengthening of civil society organizations and their activities in Gilgit-Baltistan, the Northern Areas of Pakistan. The focus is on the activities of non-governmental organizations
(NGOs) since the 1980s. A conceptual framework of civil society and NGO activities and nexus is developed. The empirical analysis is based on NGO documents and interviews with communities and NGOs personnel. Initially, civil society activities focused on availability of physical
infrastructure, community development through public- private policy ventures and educational programmes etc. Later the working of NGOs has focused more on issues like gender sensitization, and community empowerment through participatory approaches, etc. These projects are further
supported at grassroots level by the establishment a series of community organizations, which work on voluntary basis under the umbrella of project funded NGOs or joint venture programs of GoP and NGOs. (Less)
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author
Shams Mir, Muhammad
supervisor
organization
year
type
H2 - Master's Degree (Two Years)
subject
keywords
NGOs, Civil Society, Gilgit-Baltistan, Northern Areas, Pakistan, Gender Development, Development Studies, Community Empowerment, South and North
language
English
id
2191119
date added to LUP
2011-10-27 22:24:14
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@misc{2191119,
  abstract     = {This study analyses explore to the paths of constructing and strengthening of civil society organizations and their activities in Gilgit-Baltistan, the Northern Areas of Pakistan. The focus is on the activities of non-governmental organizations
(NGOs) since the 1980s. A conceptual framework of civil society and NGO activities and nexus is developed. The empirical analysis is based on NGO documents and interviews with communities and NGOs personnel. Initially, civil society activities focused on availability of physical
infrastructure, community development through public- private policy ventures and educational programmes etc. Later the working of NGOs has focused more on issues like gender sensitization, and community empowerment through participatory approaches, etc. These projects are further
supported at grassroots level by the establishment a series of community organizations, which work on voluntary basis under the umbrella of project funded NGOs or joint venture programs of GoP and NGOs.},
  author       = {Shams Mir, Muhammad},
  keyword      = {NGOs,Civil Society,Gilgit-Baltistan,Northern Areas,Pakistan,Gender Development,Development Studies,Community Empowerment,South and North},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Strengthening Civil Society of Gilgit-Baltistan (A Case study of The Northern Areas of Pakistan)},
  year         = {2010},
}