Gender Equality


Bicycles belong to girls also-Girls in Vehari reclaim the sports grounds for bicycle race

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  “I love to ride bicycle and I come to school riding my own bicycle daily. But this is the first time I got a chance to participate in a competition. I won the first prize and I am very happy”, shared Seema after winning the first prize. When the play grounds of a country are utilized for games and healthy activities, the hospitals remain empty. Sports are as important for girls as for boys. […]

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Girls play cricket to end the notion of Gender division

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“The participation of women and girls in healthy activities challenges gender stereotypes and discrimination, and therefore is a vehicle to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls”, said by the principle of Govt. Girl’s High School, District Vehari during the concluding ceremony of the cricket match among girls at this school. It is observed that, Girls who play sports are more confident, do better academically and are at less risk of diseases […]

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Girl Power concludes

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Our 5 years long project Girl Power concluded on December 31, 2015. Girl Power was a five-year international program funded by the Dutch Government. It was developed by six civil society organizations in the Netherlands including ICDI, Women Win, Free Press Unlimited, Child Helpline International, DCI-Ecpat, and Plan Netherlands under the umbrella of Child Rights Alliance (CRA), led by Plan International Netherlands. Bedri established 52 child protection committees in Chakwal and Vehari (26 in each district), […]

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