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01 Dec

Training boost for the Punjab

The Sarwar Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of the Punjab’s Technical & Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) – the largest skill training provider in Pakistan – agreeing to the provision of technical assistance across a wide range of technical education and vocational training courses. The MoU outlines that the Sarwar Foundation will work with TEVTA to assist in the training of staff as well as developing the education and training curriculum. The Sarwar Foundation will...

13 Apr

Hunargah documentary

We have filmed a new documentary to showcase the work we do to empower women in Pakistan. Women in Pakistan make up only 20% of the country’s workforce Training women specific skill sets has the potential to transform their future. The Sarwar Foundation has launched more than 150 Hunargah skills training centres for women across the Punjab. These centres have trained more than 5,500 women who are now able to earn their own livelihood. Watch the six-minute documentary: All Hunargahs are equipped with the latest...

08 Mar

Economic justice for women

Vice Chair Perveen Sarwar has demanded economic justice for women in Pakistan. Speaking on International Women’s Day, she called for implementation of labour rights, recognition of women’s input to the ‘care economy’ as unpaid labour, provision of maternity leaves and day care centres to ensure women’s inclusion in labour force. Too many women are dependent on male guardians as they don’t have marketable skills. Mrs Sarwar is striving to empower them. She has reaffirmed her commitment towards gender equality, women...