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End domestic violence against women under Gender Equity Program

End domestic violence against women under Gender Equity Program

Project Fact Sheet 01/2012

Women’s rights, awareness raising, activism project


November 2011 to April , 2012( 5 months)

Project Description

The overall objective of the project was to raise awareness among the local community about women’s rights. And minimize the violation of women’s rights issues.

Women’s rights situation in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is below the required standards. To contribute to national and international efforts of addressing women’s rights issue, the Gender Equity Program was started by international development partners.

Following outputs contributed to achieve the goal of the project:

  1. Stakeholders and masses sensitized about women’s rights issues
  2. Database developed about domestic violence.

Main Objectives

To promote gender equality.

  1. Debates about women rights issues
  2. Observance of sixteen days of activism
  3. Photo and painting exhibition
  • To sensitize masses about women’s right.
    • Observance of International Women day and Pakistan Women’s day.



(Pakistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, five districts of Hazara Division i.e.  Mansehra, Abbottabad, Kohistan, Haripur and Batgram

Project budget

Total budget: 32000 USD

Project Partners

National Partner Institutions:

Comsats Abbottabad, Aurat Foundation, Asia Foundation.

Other Partners:

Development Partners: USAID


Ms. Shad Begum, Executive Director, ABKT,  Tel: +92-(0)51-210 08 53   Mobile: +92-(0)345- 900 27 68  or E-mail: shadbegum@gmail.com