[APD Seoul 2017: Protection of social & economic rights of urban women in informality]

Category: 
South Asia
SSE Organisation
Class: 
Social innovation
Governance

Presented at: Asia Policy Dialogue, Seoul 2017

Organisation: HomeNet Pakistan 

Date: July 1st, 2017

Presenter: Ms. Ume Laila Azhar (Executive Director)

Contacts: lailazharali@gmail.com

Summary

The following presentation presents the case of Pakistan and the need to raise the awareness on women workers. The primary mission of HomeNet Pakistan is to raise awareness on the important role that women workers play in society. HomeNet Pakistan presents some objectives in order to achieve this phenomenon, such as, raising awareness of their entitled labour rights, local government structure, etc. In order to raise the stature and perception of women, the following organisation has adopted various strategies and interventions. One of the most notable feats of the organisation was to push for an inclusive urban social enterprise. 

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