This was was the core program of WEB launched immediately after its inception in 2015. The program was basically focusing on imparting certain skills to women to enable them to shoulder the economic burden of their families. WEB intends to continue the support to women and home based workers. More than 300 women & men directly benefited from Prime Minster Youth skill development program through NAVTTC.



Health sector program focused mainly on three components pertaining to women’s reproductive health: A) Capacity Building of Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) B) Adolescent Girls’ Counseling C) Awareness Raising on Health & Hygiene These all activities have been completed in district Bolan with support of social welfare department. More than 500 community members have been sensitized in this program


Support Electoral Democratic Process Program

In Pakistan women form more than 50% of the total population but their economic contribution has never been acknowledged while determining nation income. Women actively participate in agricultural production but their role in industry is not more than laborer as they are deprived of technical knowledge and skills. Similarly, in political leadership women’s representation is less up to negligible extent. 1n 1973’s Constitution, seats were reserved for women but were abolished in 1988 which ultimately discouraged the women from coming in the top political scene. Realizing the need for uplifting the women’s status, esp. political, its subordinate role, CEO along with its national level partners intends to train women, youth and girls throughout Baluchistan. A series of workshops in following areas have been conducted for 4 groups each year on annual basis: 1. Gender, Development 2. Law, State and Politics 3. Advocacy on Women in Politics (WiP) 4. Follow-Up Workshops 5. Interactive Theater The groups trained will be encouraged to initiate dialogues on Women issues, particularly their role in local bodies and politics, at community level. Seminars on the issue will be conducted at community levels and highly appreciating response will be observed.


Democracy & Human Rights Program

Restoration of democracy was a question mark for Pakistani civil society and the people. Juxtaposing people’s worries, the civil society was much more concerned about the sustainability of the democratic system. As a result of various provincial and nation level consultations, WEB participated in a joint venture that not only brought the politicians and the people to round table but also encouraged the disappointed masses to participate in forthcoming general elections in 2002. The program focused on following target groups: 1. Political Parties and Media (print electronic) 2. Women, Youth and Minorities 3. Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) Following activities were undertaken during one year: - Trainings of Media representatives at provincial & national levels. 40 media persons were trained. - Training of CSOs in mobilizing the communities for elections. They were also trained in polling process and election monitoring. - 8 Dialogues were held with media, CSOs & politicians at provincial levels. - 8 Dialogues were held at district level with politicians. - Trainings & performances of 4 interactive theater groups (8 performances. - 5 Provincial level seminars were organized.


Democratic Local Governance for Development in Pakistan

This Project with name of DLG is being implemented in District Bolan through Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI under the direct supervision of The Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF) with financial support of European Union’s funds. The Action aims of this project is to build capacity of CSOs and citizens to demand more efficient, transparent, inclusive and accountable local governance systems in Bolan. The following are the core activities Forming a District Interest Groups-DIGs Capacity building of DIGs Capacity building training of Media persons Conduct citizen report card survey Capacity building training of local authorities Capacity building training of line department i.e. Education, Health, PHE Bi-monthly meeting with DIGs & CSOs Quarterly inter-face meeting Press conference on Citizen report Card