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USAID presents 200 Bicycles to Universit…

USAID presents 200 Bicycles to University of Agriculture under Gender Equity Program

  Faisalabad, September 9, 2016:  Mission Director for the United States Agency for International Development John...

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Latest News: GEP is helping to stop “Ear…

Latest News: GEP is helping to stop “Early Girl Child Marriages” in interior Sindh

Insights from Sindh: Recent visits to interior Sindh including Umerkot, Mirpurkhas and Thatta by Sindh...

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NAF 12-D Deliberates on Engagement in Pu…

NAF 12-D Deliberates on Engagement in Punjab, Beyond Gender Equity Program

25.08.2016Lahore Provincial Minister Women Development Punjab Ms. Hameeda Waheed ud Din elaborated the on-going interventions by...

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About the Program

  • Programs AF's overall programme is considered "….conceptually and strategically brilliant in bringing together at the district level and in networks volunteer groups of citizens, activists, councillors, professionals and government officials… that give AF's program its vital political development energy. Few organizations in Pakistan or elsewhere achieve this." (Robert Mitchell, Mid-Term Review Report for CIDA.) : Aurat Foundation is now a national organisation with one of the largest district level networks of…

OBJECTIVES

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    Enhancing equity by expanding women's access to justice and human rights
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    Increasing women's empowerment by expanding knowledge of their rights and opportunities to exercise their rights in the work place, community and home
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    Combating Gender Based Violence
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    Strengthening the capacity of Pakistani organizations that advocate for gender equity, women's empowerment and elimination of gender based violence