Aware Girls is young women led Organisation working for women empowerment, gender equality, and peace in Pakistan. We are working to strengthen the leadership capacity of young women enabling them to act as agents of social change and women empowerment in their communities..
Vision: Aware Girls envisions a world where women rights are equally respected as Human Rights, women have control over their own lives and have equal access to Education, Employment, Governance, Justice, Legal Support, Financial Resources, Recreation, Health specifically Sexual and Reproductive Health and Social Services.
a. Women's rights are human rights.
b. Human rights are universal, indivisible, and interrelated.
c. “Aware Girls” affirms that full and equal enjoyment of human rights is due to all women and girls.
d. Aware Girls maintains that a prerequisite to securing these rights is the universal ratification and implementation without reservation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW).
e.Peace, Tolerance and Pluralism are the basic pillars of Human Rights
Objectives of the Organization:
· To Promote and protect young women’s rights and responsibilities to enable them to have equal access to Decision making, education , health , recreation, Financial Resources and other Social Services
·To promote Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Young Women and to strengthen the capacity of Community Based Organizations in Sexual and Reproductive Health.
·To advocate for 50/50 opportunities for women in Employment and Governance
· To organize and strengthen the Capacity of young women Groups enabling them to actively contribute towards sustainable development, Social Change, Women Empowerment, and Peace
·To promote equity, justice, equality, peace, Non violence and tolerance in the Society through Peer Education and Dialogue
·The organization is governed and directed by Young Women and Girls. The decision making body i.e. Board of Directors of Aware Girls is composed of Young Women. The management of Aware Girls is controlled by young female staff
·Aware Girls has young women members in Pukhtoonkhwa Province of Pakistan. The membership is open to Young Women and girls of the age 12 to 29.
Focus of Organization:
i.Women Rights, Human Rights
ii. Social, Cultural, and Political Rights of Women
iii.Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights of Young Women including HIV/AIDS
iv.Peace, non-violence, tolerance and Pluralism
v.Promotion of Micro entrepreneurship among young women
i.Organizing Young Women Groups
ii.Capacity Building of Young Women Groups
iii. Awareness Raising
iv.Peer Education, Study Circles
v. Advocacy for the Institutionalized protection and promotion of Women’s Rights
vi. Holding Dialogues among stakeholders on Women’s Rights Issues
vii.Networking and Partnerships