Welcome to Sojhla

Sojhla for Social Change is facilitating those rural communities which are powerless to represent their issues at decision making level through forming their group, running media campaigns on their social and political issues, developing information documentaries and organizing social theaters etc. Sojhla is also working for empowerment and confident demonstration of local culture inherited by respective folk and land. Sojhla aims to promote local wisdom of the saints and mystics who led their lives for the sole origin of cementing friendly relations between humankind irrespective of caste, creed, faith and dogma.

“Sojhla” is a Siraiki word that means “Dawn”. In reference to its name, the main thrust of Sojhla is to raise the consciousness of general public regarding social issues confronting them, using theatre as an effective tool. The history of this organization tells that it was established in 2002 as a theater group by few passionate volunteers who were working in different organizations.

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

this Position Paper on International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is among one of a series of papers on civil and political rights issues in Pakistan. The aim of this paper is to examine the gap between the normative provision of ICCPR and the legal cum political situation in Pakistan.

Analysis of Local Government Acts of Punjab, KPK and Sindh (2013)

The Local Government Acts of Sindh, Punjab and KPK (2013) provide the foundations to meet the  governance gap at local level through the provision of space of elected representatives at district down to the union council level. No doubt Local Government Acts 2013 are the basis to define and explain the local government system and their future prospects. The Local Government Acts 2013 have vast significance and high implications in arena of local governance. The Local Government Acts 2013 are a multi-sector policy document which provides political, administrative and fiscal measures along with local and provincial  cooperation. Local Government Acts provide different policy measures sector by sector to tackle the public service delivery issues at local level. 

Thank you for taking time to visit the website of the Sojhla for Social Change. We are establishing a social media channel which will be having lot of video stuff like researches, documentaries, short movies & different messages on social issues. We are developing this because over the course of the last decade Sojhla had rasis multiple issues such as law and order situation, street crime, intolerance, and religious extremism which leading towards terrorist activities.
Zahoor Hussain Joya
Executive Director