Women Action for Better Workplaces in district Quetta

The primary focus of the programme is on developing new and strengthening existing relationships between rights-holders and duty-bearers, to facilitate women workers’ voices to be channeled into administrative, regulatory and legislative reforms, enabling improved workplaces. These approaches will deliver increased value for donor’s money and ensure sustainable women’s voice and accountability in Pakistan.  The WABW will support, among other outputs, the following:

  • Formation and facilitation of cross-sector women worker alliance in Quetta district.
  • Training of 800 women workers from cross-sectors on rights and related themes;
  • Gender Audit Report – a thorough gender audit of existing policy and legislative framework on the rights and entitlements of women workers;
  • Legislative Recommendations Report – based on gender audit of laws and policies a recommendation report generated for improved policy and legislative framework at the provincial level;
  • Advocacy and Media campaigns to raise awareness regarding women workers’ rights and key areas for reform;
  • Women’s monitoring for safe workplaces and engagement with employers and decision-makers 20 employers engaged and informed on better workplaces and around 20 workplaces are monitored for their compliance to rules and laws on women workers;