Anusha Rehman Pakistan’s Minister for Information Technology has presented a programme named ‘ICTs for Girls’. The country’s Universal Service Fund (USF) will offer 50 ICT labs for girls all over Pakistan in the Women Empowerment Centers operated by Pakistan Bait-ul-Mal.
Pakistan Launches ‘ICTs for Girls’ Project in Collaboration with Microsoft
With the help of this step the government of Pakistan aims to reach thousands of girls registered in Bait-ul-Mal women empowerment centers all over the country, by giving them computer labs fully equipped and a complete computer software training and coaching program under the supports of Microsoft. This program consists of 4 Cs including computing, coding, communication and coaching. The program is intended to proliferate the young women’s capacity for work. Women’s Empowerment educates and empowers women, who are homeless, with the skills and confidence necessary to secure a job and create a healthy lifestyle.
The Government informed that the progress of ICT training and content will be delivered by the Microsoft Cooperation with a special focus on local applicability so that it will be understandable, reachable and beneficial for the targeted audience.