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  • +92-213-6642287, +92-213-6640558
  • wwotrust@yahoo.com

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Poverty

Working Women Welfare Trust is aiming to alleviate poverty in Pakistan by offering working opportunities on door-step of the women looking for an income source to provide for their families. Poverty and inequality are barriers to universal education. An extra year of primary school increases girls’ eventual wages by 10-20 percent, encourages girls to marry

Illiteracy and Lack of Opportunities

The status of women in Pakistan is not homogeneous because of the interconnection of gender with other forms of exclusion in the society. Considerable diversity in the status of women across classes, regions, and the rural/urban divide is due to uneven socio-economic development and the impact of tribal, feudal, and capitalist social formations on women’s

Unfavorable Working Conditions

PROBLEMS  OF WORKING WOMEN IDENTIFIED IN ORDER OF SEVERITY Prevalence of wide spread sexual harassment Lack of safe, convenient and respectable transport system Lack of safe, secure, appropriate, favorable and healthy work environment Non implementation of existing laws The laws lack women friendly provisions, support structures, systems and policies Flexible hours facility not available Psychological