PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015

PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015


Pakistani women and girls have made tremendous achievements during last year but we still have a long way to go before we can ensure human rights protections for all women in Pakistan”, said Ms. Sameena Nazir, director PODA at a gathering at national library of Pakistan to start celebration of women’s day events in Islamabad. She said Malala Yousufzai won the noble peace prize in 2014 yet many daughters of Pakistan still face brutal violence and are not able to get justice. We hav. . .


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PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015

PODA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY 2015


Pakistani women and girls have made tremendous achievements during last year but we still have a long way to go before we can ensure human rights protections for all women in Pakistan”, said Ms. Sameena Nazir, director PODA at a gathering at national library of Pakistan to start celebration of women’s day events in Islamabad. She said Malala Yousufzai won the noble peace prize in 2014 yet many daughters of Pakistan still face brutal violence and are not able to get justice. We hav. . .


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JOB OPENINGS AT PODA ISLAMABAD OFFICE

JOB OPENINGS AT PODA ISLAMABAD OFFICE


PODA is hiring for the following Job vacancies for Islamabad Office: 1. Media Intern About PODA:  PODA was established in 2003 by a women-led community group for the promotion and protection of human rights in rural areas of Pakistan. Our vision is for a democratic society based on gender equity and economic justice. Recently PODA launched a 24-month project to organize, link and empower 5000 rural women leaders in Pakistan to articulate a collective voice and take acti. . .


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PODA's Project Trainees Of Six Vacational Trades Participated in a Training Program(2nd - 6th Feb, 2015)

PODA's Project Trainees Of Six Vacational Trades Participated in a Training Program(2nd - 6th Feb, 2015)


PODA project trainees (250 boys and 250 girls) are participating regularly in the training program at PODA’s training centers established in UC Thatta Qureshi and Jaggat Pur Tehsil and District Muzaffargarh. The trainees are getting training in six trades tailoring, medical assistance and tunnel farming (for girls) and electric work, plumbing and welding (for boys). The trainings include theoretical and practical orientation and demonstration at training centers.  The tra. . .


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Promoting Human Rights and Economic Empowerment in Rural Pakistan !

Our Programs

  • Children Rights Education

    Children Rights Education

    PODA designs, implements and monitors and evaluates projects in all parts of Pakistan for the promotion and protection of Children's " Right to Education ". Currently PODA is implementing the following projects.

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  • Democracy & Human Rights Education

    Democracy & Human Rights Education

    Democracy & Human Rights Education Program organizes rural communities to understand their rights and responsibilities as citizens of Pakistan and links them with Government services, resources and institutions so that the citizens are a . . .


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  • Women's Rights Advocacy & Education

    Women's Rights Advocacy & Education

    Women's Rights Advocacy & Education program creates awareness about existing laws that promote and protect women's rights in Pakistan and advocates for improving women's social, economic and legal status in the society. The program works . . .


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  • Agriculture & Small Business Education

    Agriculture & Small Business Education

    Agriculture & Small Business Education Program provides hands-on training,step-by-step guidance and mentoring to youth, women and marginalized communities on how to start their own business in agriculture, handicrafts or any relevant ent . . .


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Our Partners/Donors

  • Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi
  • Government of the Punjab
  • National Comission on the Status of Women (NCSW)
  • National Endowment for Democracy
  • Plan Pakistan
  • State/Global Women Initiatives
  • Teachers Without Borders
  • The Fund for Global Human Rights
  • USAID
  • Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF)