Mehwish believes that because of a lack of civic education, citizens are unable to understand their political and constitutional rights and thus cannot demand them from the government. With the Lab’s support, she plans to set up a civic school in South Punjab that will provide crash courses for young Pakistanis on active citizenship and the accountability of people in power to community members.
“Since I was accepted to the Accountability Incubator the trajectory of my work has skyrocketed! I’ve scaled my work, been provided access to opportunities, developed incredible networks and have built my skills and knowledge. The sky is the limit!” – Mehwish