Aawaz District Forum (ADF) Mainwali with the technical and financial support of Aawaz Voice and Accountability Programme advocated for addressing drug addiction problem by inauguration of a Public Sector Drug Treatment Centre in Mianwali worth PKR 10.5 million public money with the help of District Administration. The ADF members engaged District Administration including Police Department for resolution of drug addiction which has been spreading among youth members. For this, open court was conducted in April 2016. During this open court a strong demand was raised to develop a Drug Treatment Centre. Ultimately due to effective lobbying and follow up by the ADF, the government announced and developed the said treatment center in June 2016.
The Youth Engaging in Drug Usage in Mianwali
News Coverage of Open Court
Coverage of Open Court
Renewing Hope, Restoring Lives: The Drug Treatment Centre, Mianwali