It is a well-established fact that in a patriarchal society like Bangladesh, women are in lower status as men who have the sovereign power to control households and society as a whole, while women are often isolated in their homes. The status of women in Bangladesh has been ranked the lowest in the world on the basis of twenty indicators related to health, marriage, children, education, employment and social equality. The status of women in Bangladesh has been ranked the lowest in the world
Women's economic participation and empowerment are fundamental to strengthening women's rights and enabling women to have control over their lives and exert influence in society. It has observed that economically empowered women are better able to tackle domestic violence and also lead others out of this traumatic problem. This project will provide sewing machine, goat, and support for homestead gardening with training for capacity building.
Through this project, 200 women will develop skills and enterprising qualities for undertaking entrepreneurial activities which increased women's economic empowerment through small business operations like tailoring, goat farming, homestead gardening. These will lead them towards a better economic position for attaining a sustainable livelihood.
This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).