Women Empowerment Project

A women with voice is by defination, a strong Women!

Pakistan lion Youth Council is working to increase the fortification and promotion of rights of expression, assembly, association and thought including religious freedoms in Pakistan where rights are at most risk. PLYC work closely with religious leaders, religious institutions, network and consoritium, political parties and civil society organization. Pakistan Lions Youth Council with the coordination of Government of Pakistan launched women political participation programme to train the Lady councilors in collaboration with NORAD and UNDP. This project was launched in 19 districts of Pakistan. Total 38 training sessions were conducted in 28 different districts of Pakistan. 30 lady councilors participated in Each session and1140 lady councilors were trained .The main objectives of the programme W3P were to:

  • Build the capacity of women councilors of Pakistan.
  • To enhance the political awareness to Women Councilors.

Women Political Participation in South Punjab

This Project was funded by WPF and the target District were Multan, Rajan Purr, Vehari, and Khanewal. Pakistan Lions Youth Council arranged training workshops of Lady Councilors under Good Governance Program .In this program Pakistan Lions Youth Council selected four districts from south Punjab Multan, Rajan Purr, Vehari, and Khanewal. Total 38 training sessions were conducted in these districts and 30 lady councilors were participated in each session. Pakistan Lions Youth Council trained 1140 lady councilors and 120 trainers (4 from each sessions one two researchers and two lead mentors or facilitators). Under this program Pakistan Lions Youth Council is also forming the networks of NGOs/CBOs in southern Punjab, and also building their capacity regarding good governance

Violence against Women & Women Empowerment

Donor Name - TAHAFFUZ (women’s Development Concerns) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Target District-Khanewal Pakistan Lions Youth Council in collaboration with TAHAFFUZ (women’s Development Concerns) and Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) arranging workshops on Domestic Violence against Women in Khanewal District. The main objective of these workshops is to give awareness regarding women’s rights, to organize the women of backward areas, to protect their rights of self-determination, to tell them what is the definition of violence and domestic violence, what are the impacts on their lives of these kinds of violence. In these workshops, it is being discussed that how can we reduce domestic violence against women and what are the reasons of domestic violence. All these topics are being discussed through discussions and group works