First of its Kind: Women Empowerment & Protection Policy for FATA (Pakistan)

Women living in FATA are facing multiple forms of discrimination in their daily lives and are often victims of the ongoing armed conflict. The area of FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Areas) is directly at the borderline to Afghanistan and belongs to the most neglected parts of Pakistan. The result area Prevention of Violence against Women in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and FATA of the Support to Good Governance Programme in Pakistan has supported the Social Sectors Department FATA in drafting a Women Empowerment & Protection Policy. The overall aim of the policy is to create a safe and secure environment for women. Amongst one of the objectives is to establish Women Facilitation Centres in FATA.


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2014 Women EmpowermentProtection Policy FATA English



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