your support will save 1000 cotton picking women from serious health hazards and violation of their rights at their working places in Pakistan. Cotton picking women will benefit by practicing precautionary measures and resist violation of their rights after availing awareness and training's by RDF. Health, financial conditions and social empowerment of 1000 women and 7000 of their family members will also improve by awareness, capacity building and advocacy with relevant key stake holders.
Majority of the residence of area are engaging agriculture due to male dominated society usually male family member sit at hotel whole day and women besides performing house hold work also work in the fields. cotton is main crop and women pick cotton. Besides health hazards, lowest wages and sexual harassment problems are associated with cotton picking the women. This project comes with multi pronged solution of bring change in the attitudes of males and involve stake holders for solution
In the result of project activities with changes in the behavior of male community members, awareness imported to the cotton picking women, mobilization of line departments and other related actors. Issue of cotton picking women would be resolved, health, education as well as economic empowerment of cotton picking women and their families would be achieved with empowerment of 1000 cotton picking women.
Besides solution of cotton picking women problems the project will also address side issues like violence against women, change perception of man who consider female their personal property. 1000 cotton picking women will directly benefit and 7000 will indirectly benefit. coming generation of the cotton picking women will enjoy result of this project. The influential s sensitized under this project will continue to work on other women related issues.