Civil society organizations can support both, the state and businesses. With the former, they can facilitate the government in understanding the extent of the problem, guide and assist departments in regulating businesses and help in enforcement of human rights standards. With the latter, they have a responsibility to hold businesses accountable where they abuse human rights without provision of effective remedy.
NAP Implementation Recommendations
The NAP on BHR in Pakistan was developed following a consultative and engaging process and received Cabinet approval in 2021. Since its launch, the Ministry of Human Rights has developed an action plan for enforcement and conducted various consultation and awareness sessions to ensure stakeholder engagement in the implementation process as well. To guarantee greater inclusivity and access, we welcome any recommendations to further implementation of the NAP on BHR here.