Launch of the RSH Pakistan Hub



Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub


Meeting, Virtual event


English, Urdu



Launch of the RSH Pakistan Hub

Date: 6 June 2023

Time: 11:00am – 1:00pm UK Time/3:00 – 5:00pm Pakistan Time


The RSH Pakistan Hub will support less resourced civil society organisations (CSOs) in Pakistan with a wide range of free tools and resources, technical support and advice to strengthen their safeguarding policies and practices against Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Sexual Harassment (SEAH) while delivering humanitarian and development aid. RSH enables people and organisations to reduce the risk of harm.

The launch event will highlight safeguarding in the context of Pakistan as well as reflect on the challenges of safeguarding in emergency situations.

Andrew Dalgleish, Acting British High Commissioner, BHC Islamabad, will be joining for opening remarks and discussion about safeguarding as a necessity.

Agenda (in Pakistan time zone):

3:00 – 3:10 pm: Welcome and introduction by Hafsa Mazhar, RSH National Representative for Pakistan

3:10 – 3:25 pm: Opening remarks: Safeguarding as necessity by Andrew Dalgleish, Acting High Commissioner, BHC Islamabad

3:25 – 3:40 pm: Introduction of RHS by Emma Wokowu, RSH Team Leader

3:40 – 3:55 pm: Introduction of the Pakistan Country Assessment by Hafsa Mazhar, RSH National Representative for Pakistan

3:55 – 4:10 pm: Challenges in addressing Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in Pakistan by Fauzia Viqar, Federal Ombudsperson, Pakistan

4:10 – 4:30 pm: Interactive session: Reflections from the audience, facilitated by Asma Saleem, RSH Regional Communication Associate

4:30 – 4:50 pm: A virtual tour to the RSH Pakistan Hub website by Eszter Farkas, RSH Digital Communication and Content Manager

4:50 – 5:00 pm: Q&A session and closing remarks by Wejdan Jarrah, RSH Global Delivery Manager


Keynote Speaker: 

Andrew Dalgleish – Acting High Commissioner, BHC Islamabad


Hafsa Mazhar – RSH National Representative for Pakistan


Emma Wokowu – RSH Team Leader

Fauzia Viqar – Federal Ombudsperson, Pakistan

Asma Saleem– RSH South Asia Communications Officer

Eszter Farkas – RSH Digital Communication and Content Manager

Wejdan Jarrah – RSH Global Delivery Manager

The event will be held in English. Urdu interpretation and English closed captioning will be provided.