Mission Statement
To Support poor people’s Causes and Amplify their Voices, Prompt Humanitarian Assistance in Distress, Disaster and Conflict Situations; Sensitize Media, Journalists and People on Development Discourses, Human Security (disasters- response, risk reduction and preparedness and conflicts- response and resolution), Climate Change, People’s centric Governance, democratic norms and Human Rights; Build Capacity of media professionals on how to cover human rights and development issues to maximize people’s space in media enabling them to secure their rights.

Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights (JDHR)- www.jdhr.org is an independent think tank and a pro-people campaigning/policy outreach, capacity building and research organization that strives to set Media’s Agenda and to create more Media space for Common People, taking gender as a cross cutting issue. Working since 1998, JDHR was registered in 2004 in Islamabad Pakistan under Social Welfare organizations’ law. JDHR is a countrywide network of Media, Social Journalism and Development practitioners and analysts.

Journalists for Democracy and Human Rights (JDHR) Pakistan
Suite No: 8, 2nd Floor, CRYSTAL ARCADE, F-8 Markaz

Phone: 0092-51-2260778
Fax: 0092 51 2261828, Email:


Shafqat Munir
Head of JDHR
Phone: 0092 321 5305452