Tag: Women

‘charter of demands’ from women farmers

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A “charter of demands” was presented to Minister Environment Protection Zakia Shah Nawaz in convention of rural women farmers from five districts of Punjab organized by Oxfam Pakistan and Indus Consortium. Approval of the Climate Change Policy with proper resource distribution for smallholder women farmers and their involvement in budget making demanded in charter. Civil […]…Read More

Hijabi emojis reserved a space for Muslim women

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article image Emojis have taken over the words in 2016. The day emoji grace our phone keyboards who need words anymore to communicate when you have emojis. There are a number of emojis representing the different profession, emotion, moods, and identity. Whatever the thoughts on emoji are, it is quite clear that tiny little images help to […]…Read More

Karandaaz going to support Women Entrepreneurs via its Innovation Challenge Fund

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PR: The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has joined hands with three business incubators to launch its program on women entrepreneurship. Through the DFID-funded Innovation Challenge Fund, Karandaaz is providing grants worth PKR 25 million to LUMS, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Engineering and Management, and Invest2Innovate (Pvt.) Ltd. These grants will […]…Read More

Pakistani women going to participate in ‘TechWomen’ US

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TechWomen 2017, a mentorship and exchange program for emerging women leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math where 10 women have left for the United States from Pakistan to participate in programme.  Pakistani women have participated in the U.S. government-funded TechWomen program for the first time among other 100 participants from Africa, Central, and South […]…Read More

TAF Foundation, changing lives of women, one skill at a time

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PR: TAF Foundation, a not-for-profit organization working for women empowerment through its Vocational Training Institute (TAFF-VTI), has commenced its second 3.5-month training course for marginalized women from all across Karachi. This rigorous course will impart classroom and practical training in culinary and housekeeping skills, preparing the trainees comprehensively for a career as professional domestic helper. […]…Read More

SMIU’s women resource centre in Malir

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article image Dr. Muhammad Ali Shaikh Vice Chancellor Sindh Madrassa tul Islam University (SMIU) said that SMIU was establishing vocational Institute,a primary school, and a ‘Women Resource Center’ (WRC) to empower the local community of Malir district,at its Malir campus also in Darsan Chhano and Gadap town of Karachi city. He said this while scrutinizingcurrent construction of […]…Read More

Women: neglected labor in agricultural sector

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IN AGRICULTURAL sector, women are active labor not limited to fields and farms, but playing essential role for increasing agriculture productivity from sowing to grain cleaning, threshing, livestock, cottage industry, food storage and so on. Rural women of Pakistan are not only accountable for household activities but are also engaged in rural economic activities by […]…Read More

Telenor committed for GSMA’s Connected Women

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Telenor Pakistan is committed to increasing women’s share in its customers in mobile services. Telenor Pakistan has committed to increasing the proportion of women in its subscriber with a vision to empower societies and endorsement of the GSMA’s Connected Women Initiative in the year 2020. Telenor in its two-pronged states increase the proportion of women […]…Read More

Project for supporting women IT graduates launched

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STAFF REPORT KHI: A project of supporting female Information Technology (IT) graduates access to information Technology Sectors through internship programme has been launched at the Hamdard University Campus.The project was launched under the Gender Equity Programme (GEP) of Aurat Foundation with the support of USAID and the project would be executed by Hamdard University. Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director Aurat Foundation Mehnaz Rehman said that the female IT graduates could…Read More