Society for Human Rights and Prisoners' Aid (SHARP)
Office No. 03, First Floor, Irfan Plaza, F-10 Markaz, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tel.: +92 51 22 11 621
Email: infosharp-pakistan [dot] org
Society for Human Rights and Prisoners’ Aid (SHARP) is a non-governmental organization, which is striving for a human rights-friendly Pakistan since 1999 by working for the wellbeing of vulnerable segments of the society through various means, be it advocacy, community services, capacity building, emergency response, etc. SHARP has had experience of working with various population groups (women, children, juvenile delinquents, youth, prisoners, IDPs, refugees and deportees) in different thematic areas including Protection, Emergency Response, Advocacy and Networking, Youth and Women Empowerment, Education, Infrastructure development, health, Disaster Risk Reduction, and other rights based approaches throughout the country. With its head office situated in Islamabad, SHARP has offices in Lahore, Karachi, Mianwali, Peshawar, Mardan, Kohat, Haripur and Timergara.
All the initiatives carried out by SHARP focus on ensuring equal opportunities for the deprived segments of the society through improved access to justice. SHARP concentrates on building capacities, promotion of human rights and access to justice by developing linkages and narrowing the gap between the deprived sections of the society and government institutions such as law enforcement agencies, police, judiciary, government machinery etc who are responsible for providing justice and ensuring rights of the poor and needy segments of the society.