Community Theater Festival 2012

1st Annual Community Theater Festival 2012

CHANAN Celebrated International 16 Days Campaign 2012 by conducting a 1st Annual Community Theater Festival on 26th of November, 2012 at Human Rights Commission Pakistan(HRCP) Hall, Garden town, Lahore, on the Issues on Female Domestic Workers. The objective of the community theater festival was to highlight the human right issues of female domestic workers and to identify the role of media, government, civil society, employee and their employer also for the promotion and protection of their human rights. Around 150 participants including Female Domestic Workers, youth, civil society, government and media representative participated in the event and share their view regarding event.

The event was based upon the community theater performances, CHANAN Theater presented the welcome theater and the formal theater festival started with the documentary on female domestic worker’s issues. Afterwards there was a series of theater performances which were full of learning and motivation.
List of the theater groups performed. The theater performance were on early and force marriages, gender discrimination, domestic workers labor rights, child labor and peace.

All the theater performances were quite inspiring for the viewers. The participants really enjoyed a lot and pledged that we won’t lose such learning; we will spread these messages in our respective areas so that we may contribute as well.