SAWERA news

Press-Club-Mardan

All the scenes of crying and screaming of children, mothers, families and relatives are in my mind... but I could not do anything. I am helpless. I wish I could grab all them in my arms and could give them some peace.

SAWERA-Handwashing

SAWERA arranged a one-day hand washing activity, funded by Care International ... Hand washing with soap is the single most effective and inexpensive way to prevent diarrhea and acute respiratory infections. Diarrhea and pneumonia together account for almost 3.5 million child deaths annually...

SAWERA-skills-training

SAWERA is working for women’s empowerment in District Swat and is launching a project providing vocational skills trainings to 1,800 women to polish their existing skills and to gain new skills. Your help is welcome!

Christians-in-FATA

The Christian minority are deprived from domicile, which is a tribe recognition certificate, and therefore are denied property and higher education rights...

Girls-School-Mohmand-Agency

When a girl’s primary school situated at Landi Kotal District Khyber Agency was blasted in 2010, one of my village children, seemingly terrified, asked me, “Why did the Taliban destroy our school?” I was silent for a moment to respond her, but did not understand how to reply.

Dec-2013-SAWERA

Words are blowing in my mind and I cannot find suitable words. SAWERA has been targeted twice for our efforts and work... People from around the world have really suppported SAWERA. With the blessing of God and the prayers of people, SAWERA has recently enaged in further projects....

Day-of-the-Girl-SAWERA-2

I can see the changes, not only in Pakistan but globally, regarding female education and empowerment... a new world will soon be realised, where females will have full wisdom with their basic rights, as now they are getting information and awareness about their importance within society.

Day-of-the-Girl-Child-2012

When I heard about the 5-year-old girl who raped by a gang in Lahore I was crying.. my little sister was with me... she asked me again and again: “Why are you crying and what happened?”

But my answer was just silence, just silence. What should I say and what not?

SAWERA-and-CARE-Intl

SAWERA has started a new project with CARE International for Vulnerable Conflict-affected Internally Displaced Persons of the tribal areas in Federally Adminstered Tribal Areas (FATA).

Farida-Afridi-1

Farida Afridi was a brave woman - a women's rights and peace advocate. She belonged to a very poor and marginalized family, but she was committed to social change and economic emancipation for women from the platform of SAWERA....

Farida-Afridi-1

The recitation of the Holy Quran is connected with the first anniversary of the death of Farida Afridi, the co-founder of SAWERA, which took place on 4th July 2013.

She was the first woman in our region to take the initiative for women’s rights....

SAWERA-Recovery-2

SAWERA's Emergency Livelihood Assistance project for vulnerable conflict-affected internally displaced persons continues, despite difficulties over the past year, including the bombing of the organization's facilities in March 2013, and the assassination of its co-founder, Farida Afridi, in July 2012...

 SAWERA-bomb-5

Safe World for Women strongly condemns the targeting of our field partner, SAWERA.

In July last year, co-founder Farida Afridi was brutally murdered, and on 30th March, their office was bombed...