Welcome to Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development
IRADA (Institute for Research, Advocacy and Development) is a registered, not-for-profit organization, which has research, advocacy and training as its core strengths. Established as an independent Pakistani initiative under the Trust Act 1882, IRADA aims at promoting a rights-based development sector and making a positive difference to the communities and citizenry by becoming a catalyst of effective development through innovative research, proactive policy strategies and vigorous capacity building initiatives.
IRADA focuses on right to information and accountability/transparency;
freedom of expression and media development; justice and security sector reforms; and governance and legislative reforms
IRADA undertakes its activities through a broad range of Policy, Advocacy, Research and Training (PART) initiatives
IRADA has successfully completed a number of research, advocacy and capacity building initiatives