WELFARE ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN

A I M S   &   O B J E C T S
 
 

Women form more than half of the population of our country, which has not been, provided equitable share in the process of the economic development. Lack of knowledge, skills and economic independence has resulted gender subordination and other forms of oppression. Observing this disadvantaged status of Pakistani Women, WOW has been setup as a non-political welfare organization to combat the dominance of men in social and economic division, on the basis of Gender, Class, Religion, Race and Nationality.

 

 

The WOW aims at the development and welfare of women, which has been formed with the following aims and objects:

 

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To provide legal aid to women, through legal awareness, education, counseling and providing legal assistance and advice to women involved in family disputes, women in prisons, children in prisons, bonded labor and victims of human rights violation and denial.

 

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To work to eliminate physical, sexual and psychological violence against women and its causes and to remedy its consequences.

 

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To improve the living conditions of the women, through promoting income generation activities and projects, including training, increasing the general awareness, more jobs etc., especially for destitute, indigent widows and orphans,  so that such women may view themselves as equal part in society.

 

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To improve health status of women through sustainable health facilities and better health care, sanitation and environment, through self-help community action and involvement in the local civic system.

 

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To uplift the Socio economic conditions of low income families through establishment of permanent Centers for training, assisting women and girls in income generating activities, through vocational training. The WOW will also work as an Employment Exchange for women.

 

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To improve educational status and increase education among young girls, so that the women may be viewed as excelling part of society.

 

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To help mothers for rearing of Mentally Retarded Children and to improve health status of women living in Katchi Abadis (Homeless People) of Lahore through improving their own health behavior and training for better health care for community and sustainable health facilities.

 

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1999 - 2001 WELFARE ORGANIZATION FOR WOMEN - [ WOW ]