Women, despite their central role in society, comprise the most marginalized section of rural communities. Lack of access and control over resources render women powerless and exclude them from decision-making. Women are considered as property, sold by her parents and bought by her husband. GEO craves to eliminate that all blind faith from the region.
GEO bears 7 years experience of working in the area with good reputation in the community. It is working at gross roots level in achieving the aims and objectives of promoting education and health by addressing the issues of local people and strives for bringing behavior change through community mobilization.
Welcome to Gender and Empowerment Organization (GEO)
Gender and Empowerment Organization (GEO) established in 2006, registered under Society Act 1860, as a non-profit, non-Government organization with it's headquartering in District Jaffarabad. GEO's devotes all its efforts towards community government partnership for promotion of education especially of women in Jaffarabad.
GEO is a development organization. It's a non-government, not-for-profit and non-sectarian, non-partisan organization working for social development of vulnerable and less developed people. GEO could also be labelled as an implementing organization which designs and implements various developmental projects with the financial and technical support of international donor, UN agencies and the government.
In order to achieve its mission and to make its programs even more human-centered; Gender and Empowerment Organization follows certain values and guiding principles in all its interventions and dealings.
Millennium Development Goals
These include the following:
" To guide the community that Women have no space
to either vent range or make peace
" Promotion and protection of Women Rights;
Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
Achieve universal primary education
Promote gender equality and empower women
Reduce child mortality
Improve maternal health
Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases
Ensure environmental sustainability
Develop a global partnership for development
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for Change in cultural wrong norms & values and enhance women capacity in various ways for the empower women. It works on women and men professionals that provide expertise to mainstream gender into their programs, projects and internal structures. GEO also believe that all the human rights are women rights.