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Recognitions and Memberships

Recognitions and Awards:

KK has built up a reputation for delivering good quality development programs for women and their families. It also has a good reputation with its donors for honesty and transparency. In recognition of its endeavors, KK and its Chief Executive has received various prestigious awards such as; Recognitions and Awards Year
1. Kashmir Hum Women Leaders Award 2022
2. KK’s Chief Executive appointed as member of National Commission on the Status of Women (NCSW) 2019
3. KK ranked one of the 300 top NGOs worldwide by NGO Advisor 2016
4. KK’s Chief Executive awarded a recognition certificate and medal under the category of “Social Activism” at “Hunar-E-Hawwa” festival organized by Tourism Corporation, Government of KP. 2016
5. I am the change Award by Engro Foundation 2013
6. Named one of ‘One Hundred (Unseen) Powerful Women’ by One World Action (UK) 2011
7. Human Rights Award from President of Pakistan 2011
8. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Outstanding Woman


9. National Fatima Jinnah Presidential Medal 2010
10. Synergos Fellowship 2009
11. International Union for Conservation of Nature Award 2007
12. Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize among one of the 1000 Women 2005
13. Fatima Jinnah Award 2003
14. Human Rights Award from International Labor Organization (ILO) 2001
15. The PNC Sitara-e-Imtiaz 2001, a National Presidential Award 2001
16. UN Recognition Awards 2000 for its services in developing and promoting women and children rights. 2000


Membership with different organizations promotes negotiation and advocacy. The negotiation requires a long-term view and has led KK to form consortiums, networks and forums with local, national and international development partners to raise a voice for change at policy level. At present, KK is having membership with different national and international organizations. Memberships
1. EVAW alliance (KK is co-chairing this network)
2. Women Chamber of Commerce KP
3. Saba Pakistan
4. Women Business Development Center
5. Islamic Micro Finance Working Group (IMWG)
6. Pakistan Coalition for Education (KK hosted the secretariat for this collation)
7. Pakistan Micro Finance network (PMN)
8. The Pakistan National Committee (PNC) (IUCN)
9. Beijing +10Violence Against Women (VAW)
10. The Micro Summit
11. International Network for Alternative Financial Institutions (INAFI)
12. The Asian South Pacific Bureau of Adult Education (ASPBAE)
13. Aman Ittihad (a peace movement).
14. FAO (Food & Agriculture organization) Food cluster security
15. HAP (Humanitarian accountability partnership)
16. HRDN (Human Resource Development network)
17. NHN (National Humanitarian Network)
18. TGG( Task Gender Group)
19. TAF( The Asia Foundation)
20.  PCP(Pakistan Center of Philanthropy)
21 KK is a member of Child Protection Cluster and Education Cluster
22. Protection Cluster (Co-Chairing at Dir-Upper, Dir Lower and D I Khan)
23. Gender Based violence Sub Cluster