The Backbone Campaign’s goal is to give a voice to community members and the masses, alike, by way of “Artful Activism” (Backbone Campaign). Through the teaching of non-violent techniques and strategies, the Backbone Campaign looks first to give individuals the tools to have an effective political voice, and second to implement those skills in a manner that generates a dialogue between political leaders and those that they represent.
One of Citizens for Democracy primary objectives is to create a democratic culture in Pakistan. Part of this focus includes work to counteract religion in politics and state affairs. To do this they must call upon all of its members to unite in a stand against the current usage of the ‘blasphemy laws’ and religion in politics.
- provides advice on planning issues for community groups and individuals; - supports community involvement in Community Planning; - facilitates community consultation and research; and - provides advice to community building projects.
All of the advice we give is impartial, independent and confidential. Our work is underpinned by our commitment to inclusion, targeting need, equality, and equity.