Today in Pakistan a new report highlights how social enterprise can advance women's rights. Dr Shamshad Akhtar of the United Nations says it provides a unique opportunity to dismantle some of the barriers women face.
As the British Council launches a landmark study on the state of the social enterprise sector in South Asia, Tristan Ace argues that such data is urgently needed to realise the vision of a world where business delivers social as well as financial impact.
Sameen Batool started a social enterprise to create sustainable employment for women in rural Pakistan. This is the second in a series of films from the British Council showing social enterprises in action around the world.
Issue four of Pioneers Post Quarterly is out now! Subscribers can get their teeth into a wealth of content including interviews with Skoll’s Sally Osberg and Sir Ronald Cohen, social enterprise in Pakistan and Bangladesh and much more…
"I wish that Pakistan would become what it once was in the 50s and 60s." Ashoka fellow Qurat-Ul-Ain Bakhtiari explains why shaking up Pakistan's education system and empowering its young people is key to a more peaceful future.