Women and Girl child empowerment ensures that women and Girls have control over their lives and are able to participate actively in social, political and economic domain.
It’s about realizing true equality for men and women.
Building capacity among girls to achieve their goals in life.
Taking stock of the position of women world wide, the good news is that the numbers of countries creating a more supportive environment by adopting anti discrimination policies is on the increase.
They are also taking affirmative action towards legal quotas for women and Girl Child and the number of employed women is rising.
The bad news is that the majority of the woman still work in informal jobs, under poor working condition and without earning a living wage. The same holds true for women’s participation in politics.
More women are participating, but still for fever leading positions. In part this is due to the slow change in men’s attitudes towards leadership and economic empowerment.
“The majority of women still work in informal jobs, under poor working condition and without earning living wage”
Free born women and Girl Hub.
Strive for a world where women are economically independent and have decision making power. Therefore wants women entrepreneurs and low income women laborers to be economically independent and have direct access to business markets and decent work not just any form of employment.
We also aim to see women participate meaningfully in sub national political processes and public administration.