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Mobilising women for resolving issues

By News Desk

April 23, 2024 09:27 PM


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In its weekly report, Sangat Development Foundation said a total of 137 citizens – including 16 men – approached its women's facilitation centre in the third week of April.

The NGO added that 55 complaints were related to municipal and 68 other departments such as Social Welfare, Police Protection Center, and Nadra.

These complaints were referred to the authorities concerned, the report said, adding that 46 complaints of municipal issues have been addressed while the follow-up of the remaining is on.

Sangat Development Foundation Program Officer Afshan Nazli shed light on women’s role in resolving the issues.

Under the Sangat Development Foundation's extension project titled ‘Bolo aur Barho’ (Mobilizing Women for Better Participation in Local Governments), the women's facilitation centre (Khatun Saholat Centre) have been on.

Since March 2022, such centres have been operational in Gojra, Mandi Bahauddin, Kabirwala and Sheikhupura, while in Khewra and Lahore, these have been working since March 2024.

For the project implementation, SDF is supported by the German agency GZ and sponsored by Local Government and Community Development, Punjab.

 


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