Brief Description of Activities in Various Sectors
VWO’s main focus is on women’s rights issues, gender equity and equality. The organization has carried out numerous projects in the following sectors:
Legal & Social Protection
Access to Justice
Advocacy for Women’s Rights Legislation
Capacity Building for Social Empowerment
Vocational Training for Economic Empowerment
Legal & Social Protection:
- Shelter & family counseling projects are established in Herat (2005), Badghis (2009), Farah and Ghor (2012) and Nimroz (2013).
- Conducted workshops, conferences, awareness campaigns to reduce gender based violence.
- National level advocacy for legislation to ensure adherence of women’s rights.
- Awareness campaign to reduce cases of self-immolation in Herat province.
Income Generation & Food Security:
- Vocational Trainings for income generation.
- Food Sustainable and income generation through livestock and agro-business.
Women Education and Empowerment:
- Office Skills Training for organization and individual capacity building.
- Journalism Training Course for young female journalists
- Literacy Training for women and girls.
- Hygiene education & water sanitation awareness training.