Categories: Issues

Protecting Girls: Global Efforts to End Child Marriage

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Hearing, 09/14/16 Child marriage, despite being a widespread and global crisis with a multitude of implications for quality of life, is an often overlooked issue. Today, there are approximately 250 million women who were married before the age of fifteen, with approximately 15 million girls being married annually. Child marriage influences […]

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Peace through Entrepreneurship at the Brooking’s Institute

Steven Koltai’s moving presentation on Peace through Entrepreneurship at the Brookings Institution raised several compelling points on how the U.S. can utilize investment in entrepreneurship as an avenue toward stability. He proposed a shift, a reorientation of U.S. foreign policy and funding from unregulated aid to developing countries, to entrepreneurship as a tool of empowerment […]

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Categories: News and Events, Press Releases

Report on the Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program

Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program on Capitol Hill:        SAPAC held its Second Annual Youth Advocacy and Leadership Program from July 13th-15th, 2016. Eight participants from around the nation came to Capitol Hill to join SAPAC to advocate for Sindhis. This entailed splitting these participants up into four different groups so […]

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SAPAC ATTENDS CONGRESSIONAL HEARING: PAKISTAN: CHALLENGES FOR U.S. INTERESTS

           The United States’ relationship with Pakistan has been complex and transactional to date. Things have drastically changed since 9/11 and have since been in a tumultuous state. Although they have been a strategic and invaluable ally in the War against Terror, they have also been selectively cooperative considering the copious […]

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Categories: Press Releases

The SAYA & Leadership Program

Washington D.C. – June 2, 2015 – The Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) is preparing to bring talented Sindhi American youth from around the country to come to the capital and advocate for the people of Sindh from June 24-26. They will be meeting the members of Congress to advocate on behalf of the […]

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SAPAC Commends Members of Congress for Addressing Human Rights Concerns in Pakistan

Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) commends Representatives Brad Sherman, Kerry Bentivolio, Adam Schiff, Thomas E. Petri, and Tulsi Gabbard for reaching out to Prime Minister Sharif about human rights concerns in Sindh, Pakistan. “We are greatly troubled by reports of repression and attacks on nonviolent, politically active Sindhis—attacks that include enforced disappearances, torture, and […]

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