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Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund launches 1 Minute Video Contest on Women Rights

Competition is being held for University Students.

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Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund has brought forward an exciting opportunity for university students of Pakistan whereby they can win a cash prize worth PKR 50,000/- by making a 1-minute video on the topic of women’s rights and gender equality. There are prizes for the 1st and 2nd runner up as well. The 1st Runner-up will get PKR 25,000/-whereas the 2nd Runner-up will get PKR 10,000/-. The competition is open to university students from all over Pakistan.

The PPAF One Minute Video Competition 2020 (1MVC-2020) aims at engaging university students in joining the global campaign of achieving gender equality and empowering all women and girls by 2030 as enunciated in Goal 5 of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). All entries should be themed around the UN theme of International Women’s Day 2020: “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”

The entries must be submitted before midnight, February 16, 2020, and after the competition is closed three winners will be chosen by an esteemed jury. The results of the PPAF1MVC-2020 will be announced on Feb 28, 2020.

Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund

The winners will be informed beforehand through email to receive their awards at the PPAF’s Amtul Raqeeb Award ceremony held in Islamabad every year to mark the International Women’s Day.

Visit for more details on eligibility criteria, and guidelines on how to apply. Information is also available on the official Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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