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Thar Foundation celebrated International Women’s day with Sindh Commission on Status of Women (SCSW) together with Thari working women, on Sunday.
A delegation of SCSW visited Thar Foundation projects on women empowerment in Block-2 of Islamkot today. While addressing to women employees of SECMC, Chairperson of SCSW Ms. Nuzhat Shirin has siad that Thari women are most resilient.
The event was attended by women engineers, Women dump truck drivers, women operating RO Plants and running a catering business. Addressing the women group, SCSW Chairperson Ms. Nuzhat Shirin said that she is amazed to see women’s participation in the industry.
“We’ve witnessed women working on dump trucks, operating RO Plants and mining coal deposits and above all, they are being technically trained in the industry to earn a decent wage at par with men,” she said.
“Thar Foundation’s model has to be replicated across Sindh and SCSW will work together with Thar Foundation to train women for industry jobs,” she said.
SCSW Chairperson further added that apart from doing conventional jobs, women need to be trained in new areas.