Lots of stereotyping exists among the civil society on the role of women in society, which contributes as an obstacle and challenge when it comes to providing rights given to women in the constitution of Pakistan....
RuWCED joined women all over the world to celebrate on a day dedicated solely for women – International Women's Day... We also participated in a handball tournament as a way of bringing girls together in the community.
We had to start off on a smaller scale than we wanted - there are vaccinations, antibiotics and glucose... Not to mention the building work, feeder, water dispensers and heat lamps that Compassion had to get. Another problem is the unreliability of the power supply...
It is a great feeling to be even a very small part of what Compassion CBO does... Every couple of weeks, women from Bethsaida Women's Group come and dig up sweet potatoes for three hours a day, which are shared between the women's group and the orphanage.
With help from friends and well wishers, URICT worked to improve home health care by focusing on grandmothers. URICT worked with grandmothers to identify the information gap about basic health care, as well as a desire to gain more knowledge about first aid and other ways to improve community health.
"No teacher and no students; all of us are both.... those who know help others to move forward and this is why today we doing very well; we are sewing, knitting and as our children are going to school; this shows us we will reach far." - COFAPRI member.
"In every raped woman: I see a peaceful mother, a committed aunt, a nonviolent niece. In all raped girls and children, I see my own daughters, my own children who can build our community... The past should not be eating us alive; ... let us move ahead and together" - Valerie Bahati
Santigie Bayo Dumbuya was forced to be a child soldier during Sierra Leone’s Civil War. In 2009 he founded We Yone Child Foundation.... "We have trained 10 community-based organisations to carry out training and Ebola education in different slum communities around Freetown."