New Girls Selected through Survey Visit in Feb 2013
Education is one of the major instruments of social change and it is the force, which brings changes in the traditional out look of the people, and it develops insight for judging things in their context. It is visualized that more the percentage of educated people more will be the rate of development.
Conflict-affected countries have some of the world’s worst education indicators, and girls are left furthest behind. Poverty effects interact with security fears over sexual violence and attacks by groups opposed to gender equity in education to keep girls out of school.
Purpose / Objective: capacity building, awareness and selecion of the new girls for the Girl Effect Fund project
Area covered during visits
Name of area:
1. G.R Colony Latifabad Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan
2. Latifabad Unit No 5 Latifabad Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan
3. Wehdat Colony Latifabad Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan
4. Latifabad Unit no 4 and Band Side Latifabad Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan
5. Kali Mori Latifabad Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan
AHD women team visit:
Miss Farzana and Tahira did a visit in G.O.R colony, Latifabad unit no. 5, Latifabad unit no 4, Kali Mori, Wahadat Colony, Unit no.10: for the identification of new areas in slum dweller areas of district Hyderabad Sindh Pakistan. The present study was designed to identify the factors, which are affecting the parents’ attitudes towards the education of their daughters. We are selected randomly Out of each colony. Five males (father) and five females (mother) totaling to 10 respondents were randomly selected from already selected colonies. The views of respondents on different aspects of daughter education like lack of government policies, shortage of trained teacher, distance problems, financial problems, family tradition, education will make girls good housewives ,educated girls can assists their parents financially, educated girls can bring of their children in a better way, education will create more awareness about religion in them, educated girls will not stay in village look for job outside, and it will be difficult to find out suitable life partner for educated girls, have been described in this paper.
AHD female staff visited new area and find some 100 girls facing problem to complete their education, and some of them drop out from their school because their family not been able to pay fees and purchase books. AHD conducted survey for the selection of the new 100 girls for the education promotion, skill trainings and girls empowerment in most deserving families. At these we talk with girls about their education. Most of the people in the area are illiterate & are involved in the profession of labor or female are mostly the working as maid.
Most of the girls and women in the area are illiterate & female are mostly working as maid.
Major problems are found due to lack of education , that include lack of awareness about health, food items ,Health & hygiene backward living standard and awareness regarding human rights.
Action Plan for Girl Empowerment:
The poor people of the village cannot afford the basic needs of children that’s why we provided providing them books, copies , stationary and uniform is also essential which will inactivate the children to go to school.
After the school built, some extra curriculum activities for children can be were influential
And helpful like, games quiz competition, sport activities and act activities
The visit and survey shows that women and young girls needs quick support to keep them to save their carrier and build their capacity to become good mother. I hope this survey and study will be key our partners to help our project a step towards sustainable development
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Women Program Director