Development of Poor Women in Slums of Islamabad

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The project will enhance skills, education, economic conditions and gender equality through providing opportunities to socially and economically excluded women in 10 slums of Islamabad, Pakistan.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Majority of the women living in slums are illiterate. Due to illiteracy and lack of opportunities for vocational skills the majority of the women work as domestic workers in the posh localities of the Islamabad. They face different problems like sexual harassment and accusations of theft. They are underpaid and raise very nominal income. The men are illiterate and do not care for the human rights of women. They face violence against them at household and community level.

How will this project solve this problem?

The project has been planned to help women from 10 slums of Islamabad through interventions in social organization, vocational training skill development, functional adult literacy, micro crediting and awareness raising on violence against women.

Potential Long Term Impact

The project will help 200 women to be socially organized. 300 women will get vocational training. 300 women will learn functional adult literacy.50 women will get micro credit. The project will improve socio-economic conditions of women from slums.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).


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Association for Human Development (AHD)

Islamabad, Islamabad Capital Te, Pakistan

Project Leader

Sajid Gulzar

Islamabad, Islamabad Pakistan

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Map of Development of Poor Women in Slums of Islamabad
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