Empowering Women & Children

 

Noble Cause Foundation strongly believes that women should have equal socio-economic, cultural and political opportunities as men. Several studies and survey show that, when we help women and empower them, the whole society benefits. Their families are healthier, children go to school, income levels improve and communities become more prosperous. But unfortunately in India, far from being empowered, most women are denied even their basic rights like health, education, employment and a respectable status in society.

According to UNDP Human Development Report (2014), 88% of pregnant women (age 15-49) were found to be anaemic. India has a dangerously imbalanced sex ratio, the chief reason being female infanticides and sex-selective abortions. According to UNICEF’s “State of the World’s Children - 2014” report, 47% of India's women aged 20–24 were married before the legal age of 18 and 18% of India’s girl children are married before the age of 15. To combat this increasingly alarming issue, Noble Cause Foundation is partnering with the City’s NGO to start a comprehensive program on Self Help Groups

This attempt of our, we hope, will bring a considerable change in the lives of people by through
  • • Providing market oriented vocational skill training to women.
  • • Commitment to help mothers of children, who are attending educational classes, and involve them in saving, thrift and credit, skill training and income generation activities.
  • • Integration of adult literacy with skill training and income generation or making literacy a precondition for skill training and income generation activities.
  • • Development of leadership within the communities and linking them with government and non-government facilities.