A Pakistan grassroots NGO led by tribal women was targeted by a bomb blast at their office on 30th March, 2013.
SAWERA is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization dedicated to social and economic development.
Their work focuses on marginalized sectors of the local communities, especially women and children, in one of the most dangerous regions in the country.
But, because of lack of government protection, they are in constant danger from militants.
In July 2012, the organisation's co-founder Farida Afridi was murdered on the way to her office.
The work of organisations like Sawera is vital to helping improve peace and security.
But they need our support.
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I would like to draw your attention to the horrific attack on SAWERA, a gassroots women's rights NGO based in Peshawar, Pakistan, and working in the tribal regions to promote peace, equality and women's empowerment.
The previous year, in July 2012, as you will know, the co-founder of the organisation, Farida Afridi, was brutally murdered on her way to the office.
Little seems to have changes and the whole team at SAWERA have now been again terrified.
We implore you to take immediate action to ensure the safety of this organisation and other such grassroots organisation, which work with the support of local communities and tribal leaders, to try to ensure peace and equality in this volatile region.
With respect and hope,