About the SSDO

Sustainable Social Development Organization (SSDO) is a research based advocacy organization working on sustainable development in Pakistan. SSDO is working to contribute to the well-being of society for establishing an institutionalized system of social development through emphasizing a responsible citizenship. SSDO is also a civil initiative aimed to stimulate public dialogue on policies, inform public action, and activate social regrouping for establishing an institutionalized system of social development through emphasizing a responsible citizenship.

The core objective of establishing such an organization was to provide an interface between general public, academia, policy makers, legislators and media to discuss, debate, research, advice, advocate and demonstrate in field the models of participatory and inclusive social development which should enhance social, political and economic spaces for the citizens of Pakistan.  SSDO  undertakes research, planning, advocacy, campaigning and demonstration of pilot projects in the key thematic areas of women and girl rights, just and democratic governance, building peace and transforming conflicts, social, political and legal rights, local governance, community media and basic education.


“Well-being of society where an institutionalized system of social development exists and citizens are enjoying their right to social, political and economic rights”


“To ensure citizens’ rights by fostering purposeful and responsive legislation, law enactment, stakeholders empowerment, good governance and responsive service delivery”

Our Program Area


Countering Violent Extremism & Promoting Peace

SSDO aims to work with various stakeholders from communities and institutions to reduce all forms of violence and related death rates everywhere in Pakistan


Accountability and Transparency

Substantially reduce corruption and bribery in all their forms and develop effective, accountable and transparent institutions at all Level


Gender Equality and Women and Girls Empowerment

SSDO aims to end all forms of discrimination against all women and girls everywhere and eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls in public and private spheres


Democratic & Just Governance

Democratic and just Governance is one of the key Program area of SSDO to Ensure responsive, inclusive, Participatory and representative decision-making at all levels


Rule of Law and Access to Justice

SSDO aims to promote the rule of Law at the national and international level and ensure equal access to Justice for all


Equitable Health and Education

SSDO aims to ensure inclusive and equitable quality eduction and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all and Also achieve universal health coverage, including financial risk protection access to quality essential health-care services for all

SSDO Main Objectives

  • To provide a mediating as well as consultative platform to relevant stakeholders including public officials, elected representatives, and society at large; to come together and help improving the state of democracy, human rights, and development in the country by sharing ideas and devising policy recommendations.
  • To build capacity of civil society, policy makers, government sector, and professionals through trainings, policy dialogues and information dissemination, from different fields to ensure efficiency and responsiveness.
  • To promote peace, social justice, and harmony in society through developing an impetus at the local and national level for emphasizing the rule of law.
  • To extend technical support through research and evidence based advocacy, to the development sector for effective and efficient development interventions.

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Suit # 08, 3rd Floor, Executive Center, I-8 Markaz, Islamabad Pakistan

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