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Shirkat Gah women's resource centre

Creator Shirkat Gah
Organization Type Non-governmental organizations
Organization Based In Pakistan
Geographic Focus Pakistan
Subjects Women's rights; Women in economic development; Women in development; Women in sustainable development
Summary Shirkat Gah was formed as a non hierarchical collective in 1975 by a group of women with a shared perspective on women's rights and development. Today, Shirkat Gah is a not for profit organisation operating across Pakistan. The fundamental goal to encourage women to play a full and equal role in society by promoting and protecting the social and economic development of women already participating in, or wanting to participate in, the national development. It is committed to a just, vibrant, progressive and democratic society where women are fully empowered, gender equality, human security and opportunities are ensured for all, peace prevails and resources are shared on a sustainable and equitable basis.
Languages English