Tag: Women

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

PTCL celebrates international women day

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has organized a seminar on the International Women’s Day to celebrate the contribution of women in general and female PTCL employees in particular towards making the world a better place to live on. The theme of the seminar was RENEW - Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women.’ For PTCL, it has always been an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, sometimes in the face of seemingly…Read More

PTCL celebrates international women day

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has organized a seminar on the International Women’s Day to celebrate the contribution of women in general and female PTCL employees in particular towards making the world a better place to live on. The theme of the seminar was RENEW - Respect, Educate, Nurture and Empower Women.’ For PTCL, it has always been an honor to pay tribute to women who have changed the course of history, sometimes in the face of seemingly…Read More

UNIDO, ICCI start initiatives for women business growth

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article image ceremony to celebrate the Women International Day 2016. Gender mainstreaming is one of the major focuses of the UNIDO Global Cleantech Innovation Programme (GCIP), which employs a competition-based ecosystem approach to identify the most promising entrepreneurs across the country. It works as a local business acceleration programme that supports, promotes and "de-risks" the participating companies and connects them to the potential investors, customers, and partners. At this…Read More