Punjab Day Care Fund Society (PDCF)
Women in Pakistan are playing important role for prosperity in the Country due to enhance opportunity and enabling environment. The share of the Women in Labour market is increasing day by day. Keeping in view enhance participation Government OF Punjab decided to facilitate working Women by establishing Day Care Centers in the respective Organization.
In view of this vision Punjab Day Care Fund Society (PDCF) was registered under the society Act for Provision of grants to interested organization for establishment of PDCF. So far under the program 115 DCC have been finalized and effort are underway to speed up implementation of initiative of Chief Minister Punjab in letter and spirit. Accordingly, three different categories based on the size of the Room/ building and number of children have been created for attracting more organizations to be part of this initiative. It is seen that, tendency for opting to have a DCC is witnessing escalatory trends amongst organizations. 3945 beneficiary children of working women across the province have got or getting quality care. For further details click here.
Punjab Working Women Endowment Fund Society
Article # 11 of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women clearly stipulates that State Parties shall take all measures to eliminate discrimination against women in the field of employment. Under CEDAW, the state is under obligation to make special provisions for women not only to gain employment but also by providing facilities, on equal basis with men.For further details click here