Women's Empowerment and Leadership Development for Democratisation

Farming

Engaging Government Officials for Tangible Results

07/05/2015

As part of Shirkat Gah's ongoing initiatives under WELDD to connect women from the grassroots to government officials, creating contacts and facilitating meetings with key government departments is a regular feature in their work.One the one hand, this engagement has resulted in increased accountability of government officials. But what is more, women farmers' agriculture successes has had knock-on effect on their independence and decision-making power in their families and communities.

Going organic and becoming self-sufficient: Women use technical skills of kitchen gardening and organic farming

15/09/2014

In 2013, to enhance women’s economic resources and livelihood options, Shirkat Gah ran technical skills trainings on kitchen gardening and organic farming in three Punjab sites: Mian Chanuu, Khanewal, and Okara.

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